Disturbance Along North Carolina Coast; Severe Storms in the Central U.S.; Widespread Heat Concerns

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring an area of low pressure just offshore of North Carolina for tropical or subtropical development. Heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds are possible along coastal sections of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast the next few days. Severe storms are likely today in the Central U.S. and heat related products extend from the Southwest into parts of the East. 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 71%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 9 Jul 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Franklin/Macon County Airport NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. 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: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm 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: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Franklin/Macon County Airport NC
 35.25°N 83.43°W (Elev. 2195 ft)
5:11 pm EDT Jul 9, 2020
6pm EDT Jul 9, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 16, 2020
 
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