Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2001ft.

Fog/Mist

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 20 Sep 11:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south southeast wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Widespread dense fog, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Dense Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south southeast wind.
Friday
Widespread dense fog, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
10:34 pm EDT Sep 20, 2018
12am EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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