Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility NA
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 28 May 6:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Persimmon GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Persimmon GA
 34.92°N 83.55°W (Elev. 2598 ft)
3:05 pm EDT May 28, 2016
6pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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