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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

77°F

25°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 27 May 1:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Highlands NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers between 2am and 4am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light southeast wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Highlands NC
 35.07°N 83.18°W
2:03 pm EDT May 27, 2015
3pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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