Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 3:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 9am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 9am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
2:03 pm EDT May 6, 2016
3pm EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 13, 2016
 
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