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Severe weather possible across central and northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and northern Plains. There is an Enhanced Risk across the western Dakotas and extreme eastern Montana, where there is the potential for very large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

74°F

23°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 27 Jul 9:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light west northwest wind becoming north 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light west northwest wind becoming north 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
8:23 pm EDT Jul 27, 2015
9pm EDT Jul 27, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2015
 
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