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Rain for the Northwest

An unseasonably cool weather pattern is predicted for the remainder of the work week for portions of the Northwest. This will bring welcomed rain showers to portions of this region of the country as crews continue to fight large wildfires.
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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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 3 Sep 6:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.  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

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Labor Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC
 35.36°N 83.39°W (Elev. 3182 ft)
6:45 am EDT Sep 3, 2015
6am EDT Sep 3, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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