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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

71°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 4 Jul 12:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Independence
    Day

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 70. West southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 1pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light south southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
10:43 am EDT Jul 4, 2015
2pm EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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