Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over 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 could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great 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.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 9:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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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 25, 2016
9am EDT May 25, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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