Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather in portions of the Central U.S on Saturday. The areas of greatest concern are in portions of the Ohio Valley, Midwest and Plains. The primary threat with these storms will be damaging winds and hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Aug 10:20 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.  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 and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.35°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
9:44 am EDT Aug 27, 2016
10am EDT Aug 27, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 2, 2016
 
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