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.

Light Rain

79°F

26°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 27 Jun 2:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. West 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.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind 6 to 13 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 and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. West 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.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC
 35.36°N 83.39°W (Elev. 3182 ft)
1:43 pm EDT Jun 27, 2016
2pm EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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