Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 11:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.35°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
10:03 pm EDT Jun 28, 2016
11pm EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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