Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 3:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Franklin NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

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

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 2pm and 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 2pm and 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Franklin NC
 35.16°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2087 ft)
3:29 am EDT Jul 6, 2022
4am EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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