Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 27 Jul 7:20 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
7:05 am EDT Jul 27, 2016
7am EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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