Dangerous Heat and Humidity Over The East

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over much of the east over the next couple of days. Afternoon high temperatures are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat wave will impact major I-95 cities from North Carolina to New York. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Rain

71°F

22°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Jul 8:20 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.53°N 83.29°W (Elev. 2566 ft)
7:23 pm EDT Jul 25, 2016
8pm EDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 1, 2016
 
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