Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 2:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Highlands NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Light west wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then isolated showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Light west wind.
Wednesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then isolated showers between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Highlands NC
 35.07°N 83.18°W (Elev. 3829 ft)
2:03 am EDT May 25, 2016
2am EDT May 25, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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