Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 27 Jul 1:20 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Highlands NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Highlands NC
 35.07°N 83.18°W (Elev. 3829 ft)
1:23 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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