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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update 4 Aug 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 5am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 5am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.35°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
4pm EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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