Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 8:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.35°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
8:03 pm EDT May 3, 2016
8pm EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 10, 2016
 
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