Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Partly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 7:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Pine Mountain GA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance Rain

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Pine Mountain GA
 34.9°N 83.22°W (Elev. 1932 ft)
7:05 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
7am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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