Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Franklin / J B Rose (KFKN)

Lat: 36.7°NLon: 76.9°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin VA
 36.68°N 76.94°W (Elev. 49 ft)
6:23 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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