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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin County Airport (K18A)

Lat: 34.34°NLon: 83.13°WElev: 890ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jan 1:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Fair Play SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Patchy fog before noon. High near 66. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 5am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Low around 58. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 68. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely between midnight and 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fog before noon. High near 66. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 5am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Low around 58. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 68. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely between midnight and 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Fair Play SC
 34.47°N 82.97°W (Elev. 696 ft)
1:01 pm EST Jan 20, 2017
1pm EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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