Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 8:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Mountain City GA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Mountain City GA
 34.91°N 83.41°W (Elev. 3051 ft)
8:03 am EDT May 24, 2016
8am EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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