Mid-Atlantic Severe Thunderstorms; Western Heat Wave

A persistent heat wave will continue to bring dangerously hot temperatures and set new records across much of the Western U.S. through this week. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings are in effect. Severe thunderstorms associated with damaging wind gusts and hail will be possible across parts of the Mid-Atlantic, including the National Capitol Region, this afternoon and evening. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 14 Jun 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 82. Light north northwest wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 82. Light north northwest wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
2:44 pm EDT Jun 14, 2021
6pm EDT Jun 14, 2021-6pm EDT Jun 21, 2021
 
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