Snow for the Southwest Mountains and Northern Plains to Northeast Sunday; More Significant Storm to Impact Eastern States Next Week

A storm crossing the Southwest states will bring heavy mountain snow Sunday into Monday. Further east, a separate storm will track from the Central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic states bringing a swath of ice and snow along and north of it's storm track Sunday into Monday. Next week, a stronger storm is expected to produce heavy rain over the Southeast with snow and ice from the Midwest to Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Feb 3:05 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain or drizzle likely before noon, then showers, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am, then patchy fog after 11am. High near 51. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers, mainly before 4am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Areas of fog before 4am. Low around 42. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly after 10am.  High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers before 10pm, then rain after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain before 8am, then showers after 8am.  High near 53. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers.  Low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain or drizzle likely before noon, then showers, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 10am, then patchy fog after 11am. High near 51. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers, mainly before 4am. The rain could be heavy at times. Areas of fog before 4am. Low around 42. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly after 10am. High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers before 10pm, then rain after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Rain before 8am, then showers after 8am. High near 53. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers. High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
9:55 pm EST Feb 16, 2019
3am EST Feb 17, 2019-6pm EST Feb 23, 2019
 
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