Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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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

79°F

26°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 27 Jun 12:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Persimmon GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  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

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. 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, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Persimmon GA
 34.92°N 83.55°W (Elev. 2598 ft)
11:03 am EDT Jun 27, 2016
12pm EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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