Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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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

61°F

16°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 2 May 4:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after midnight.  Patchy fog between midnight and 1am. Low around 55. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after midnight. Patchy fog between midnight and 1am. Low around 55. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.53°N 83.29°W (Elev. 2566 ft)
5:05 am EDT May 2, 2016
5am EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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