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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

69°F

21°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Newfound Gap NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 59. North wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Patchy fog between 9am and 3pm. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 66. South wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W
1:03 pm EDT May 22, 2015
2pm EDT May 22, 2015-6pm EDT May 28, 2015
 
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