Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 23 Jul 12:40 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC
 35.62°N 83.2°W (Elev. 3576 ft)
11:03 am EDT Jul 23, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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