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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

46°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 1:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 7 mph.
Memorial Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W
1:23 am EDT May 23, 2015
2am EDT May 23, 2015-6pm EDT May 29, 2015
 
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