Thunderstorms expected near the western Gulf Coast and parts of the Florida coast. West Coast states will continue to be warm and dry.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected near the western Gulf Coast and southern/eastern Florida Coast through the weekend. Accumulations up to 4 and 5 inches are likely for these locations. Warm and dry conditions are expected for most of the West this weekend. Late-summer heat and humidity will persist across much of eastern half of the U.S. through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Aug 10:20 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Mountain City GA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 66. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 82. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 82. East northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Mountain City GA
 34.91°N 83.41°W (Elev. 3051 ft)
8:44 am EDT Aug 28, 2016
10am EDT Aug 28, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 3, 2016
 
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