Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible from portions of the central plains to the Upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible from portions of the central plains to the Upper Midwest this afternoon and evening. Strong, damaging winds and large hail are possible. An isolated tornado or two may occur. Strong thunderstorms are also possible from coastal South Carolina to south Georgia.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 25 Jun 5:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light west northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A chance of rain between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.32°W (Elev. 2448 ft)
4:43 pm EDT Jun 25, 2016
5pm EDT Jun 25, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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