Early Season Heat; Late Season Snow

An early season heat wave will consume a good portion of the Eastern U.S. today through the weekend, including the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Ohio Valley. Numerous record high temperatures are likely and heat advisories are in effect for Boston, New York City and Philadelphia. A late season snow will impact the central Rockies and several inches of snow are possible in the Denver metro area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 20 May 10:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  High near 84. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. High near 84. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
9:39 am EDT May 20, 2022
11am EDT May 20, 2022-6pm EDT May 26, 2022
 
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