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Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible on Saturday. The three main areas of concern are in portions of the Plains, Gulf Coast, and Western U.S. The area of greatest concern is in the Central Plains where a slight risk of severe weather is expected. In this area, damaging winds, large hail and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

64°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 3 Jul 11:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC

  • Overnight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Patchy fog before 11am. High near 71. West southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, 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)
8:23 pm EDT Jul 3, 2015
12am EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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