Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains, Midwest, And Southeast

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through Thursday over portions of the Plains, Midwest,and southeast U.S. A few of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-Mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 30 Jun 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 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.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 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.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.53°N 83.29°W (Elev. 2566 ft)
1:03 pm EDT Jun 30, 2016
1pm EDT Jun 30, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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