Thunderstorms expected near the western Gulf Coast and parts of the Florida coast. West Coast states will continue to be warm and dry.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected near the western Gulf Coast and southern/eastern Florida Coast through the weekend. Accumulations up to 4 and 5 inches are likely for these locations. Warm and dry conditions are expected for most of the West this weekend. Late-summer heat and humidity will persist across much of eastern half of the U.S. through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 28 Aug 1:40 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers before 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 5am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 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

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers before 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.53°N 83.29°W (Elev. 2566 ft)
1:44 am EDT Aug 28, 2016
1am EDT Aug 28, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 3, 2016
 
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