Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible for portions of the southern and central plains and the lower Great Lakes. Hot conditions in the Northwest.

scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern plains and across portions of the lower Great Lakes. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds and large hail. Hot and dry conditions are expected in the Northwest. High temperatures today and Friday will be 10 to 20 degrees above average across western Washington and Oregon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Aug 8:00 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 3 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light south southeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 3 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light south southeast wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC
 35.62°N 83.2°W (Elev. 3576 ft)
8:04 pm EDT Aug 25, 2016
8pm EDT Aug 25, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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