Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Jul 8:40 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light south wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light south wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.32°W (Elev. 2448 ft)
8:03 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
8am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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