Tropical Storm Forecast to Impact Southeast US This Weekend

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen to a Tropical Storm. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States and dangerous rip currents. Flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

59°F

15°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 28 May 4:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light south southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph 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: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph 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.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.53°N 83.29°W (Elev. 2566 ft)
3:23 am EDT May 28, 2016
4am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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