Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over The Northeast Friday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop over portions of the northeast U.S on Friday. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe with damaging winds and large hail the main threats.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Fog

64°F

18°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 1 Jul 5:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
5:24 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
5am EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database