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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog/Mist

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 5 Sep 1:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Persimmon GA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light east northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Light east southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light east northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Light east southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Labor Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Persimmon GA
 34.92°N 83.55°W (Elev. 2598 ft)
1:24 am EDT Sep 5, 2015
1am EDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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