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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

76°F

24°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 29 May 4:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then isolated showers between 8pm and 11pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.32°W
3:05 pm EDT May 29, 2015
5pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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