Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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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

66°F

19°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 27 Jun 1:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Highlands NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 2am, then patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 2am, then patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Highlands NC
 35.07°N 83.18°W (Elev. 3829 ft)
1:43 am EDT Jun 27, 2016
1am EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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