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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

73°F

23°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC

  • Memorial
    Day

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC
 35.36°N 83.39°W
1:23 pm EDT May 25, 2015
2pm EDT May 25, 2015-6pm EDT May 31, 2015
 
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