Heavy rain for portions of the Mid-Atlantic and New England through Saturday

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms across portions of New England and the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall and flash flooding in these locations. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2021ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 30 Jul 12:40 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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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 30, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 30, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 5, 2016
 
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