Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.1504° N Lon: 83.4221° W Elev: 2021 ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 9:55 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Macon County

Today
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy. Snow or rain showers likely...mainly in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Monday Night
Snow or rain showers likely in the evening...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Additional light snow accumulation possible. Cold with lows 15 to 21. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cold with lows 10 to 15. Wind chill values as low as zero.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. Wind chill values as low as 5 below in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 10 above. Wind chill values as low as zero.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Wind chill values as low as zero in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the lower 20s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 40.



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