Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Light Rain

75°F

24°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 6:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Persimmon GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely.  Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 57. South southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 57. South southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of rain between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Persimmon GA
 34.92°N 83.55°W (Elev. 2598 ft)
5:03 pm EDT May 2, 2016
6pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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