Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light west southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light west southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
10:35 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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