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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

74°F

23°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 12:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Mountain City GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers between 3am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Mountain City GA
 34.91°N 83.41°W
10:43 am EDT May 29, 2015
1pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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