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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 10:50 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. South wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly between midnight and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. South wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly between midnight and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then showers likely after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC
 35.62°N 83.2°W (Elev. 3576 ft)
9:40 am EST Feb 20, 2017
11am EST Feb 20, 2017-6pm EST Feb 26, 2017
 
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