Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog/Mist

61°F

16°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 2 May 8:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 11pm.  Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am. Low around 56. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 11pm. Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am. Low around 56. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
8:03 am EDT May 2, 2016
9am EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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