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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

29°C

85°F

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NW 9 km/h
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index30°C (86°F)
Last update 12 Jun 5:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 8 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and midnight.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 29.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind around 8 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and midnight. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 627 m)
3:09 pm EDT Jun 12, 2021
5pm EDT Jun 12, 2021-6pm EDT Jun 19, 2021
 
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