Severe Storms Possible in the South; Southwest Critical Fire Weather Threats

Severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, a couple of tornadoes, and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding may develop across the eastern South Plains to the Deep South. Dry, gusty winds in the Southwest will keep fire weather threats critical. Elevated fire weather threats also in portions of the East. Cool and snowy in the Northern Tier states and West mountains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 11:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 41.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 41.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
10:07 am EDT Apr 23, 2021
11am EDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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