Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 26 May 10:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of rain after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
8:04 pm EDT May 26, 2016
10pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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