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The WxSim weather forecasts for Franklin are generated on site each day at 04:15, 07:15, 10:15, 13:15, 16:15, 19:15, 22:15 (ADST) using WxSim software, which has been customised for this location and runs in automated mode.
These forecasts are not official forecasts and should be used as a guide only. For official Weather Forecasts - please refer to the ABoM Australian Bureau of Meteorology.


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 WXSIM Forecast for Franklin  -   Outlook Rest of tonight & Wednesday
Rest of
tonight
Clear
Clear
Low: 7°
WXSIM Forecast for Franklin: Clear. Windy. Low 7°. Wind west-northwest around 32 kph, gusting to 47 kph.
Wednesday

Chance rain
Chance rain
High: 14°
WXSIM Forecast for Franklin: Partly to mostly sunny in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Windy. High 14°. Wind west-northwest around 27 kph, gusting to 43 kph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Precipitation mostly between 5 and 10 mm.
 WXSIM Forecast for Franklin  -   Outlook Wednesday night to Saturday
Wednesday
night
Chance rain
Chance rain
Low: 9°
Thursday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
High: 11°
Thursday
night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Low: 6°
Friday

Chance rain
Chance rain
High: 10°
Friday
night
Chance rain
Chance rain
Low: 4°
Saturday

Chance rain
Chance rain
High: 10°
 WXSIM Detailed Forecast for Franklin  -   Outlook Wednesday night to Saturday

Mostly cloudy to cloudy in the evening, becoming fair to partly cloudy after midnight. Patchy light fog in the evening. Rain likely in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Breezy. Low 9°, but temperatures rising after midnight. Wind northwest around 23 kph, gusting to 38 kph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Precipitation mostly around 10 mm.

Cloudy in the morning, becoming dense overcast in the afternoon. Moderate fog in the morning, then patchy light fog in the afternoon. Rain. Scattered thundershowers possible. High 11°. Wind southwest around 3 kph in the morning, becoming north-northwest around 9 kph, gusting to 30 kph, in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Precipitation mostly around 20 mm.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Patchy light fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Scattered thundershowers possible. Breezy. Low 6°. Wind north-northwest around 20 kph, gusting to 37 kph, in the evening, becoming west-southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Precipitation mostly around 2 mm. Minimum snow level 650 meters above sea level.

Partly to mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. High 10°. Wind west-southwest around 15 kph, gusting to 30 kph, in the morning, becoming 20 kph, gusting to 35 kph, in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than 2 mm. Maximum snow level 700 meters above sea level.

Fair to partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Low 4°. Wind west-southwest around 13 kph, gusting to 31 kph. Chance of precipitation less than 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than 2 mm. Minimum snow level 500 meters above sea level.

Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. High 10°. Wind west-southwest around 10 kph. Chance of precipitation less than 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than 2 mm. Maximum snow level 900 meters above sea level.
 WXSIM Forecast for Franklin  -   Outlook Saturday night to Monday night
Saturday
night
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Low: 5°
Sunday

Chance rain
Chance rain
High: 13°
Sunday
night
Chance rain
Chance rain
Low: 9°
Monday

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
High: 15°
Monday
night
Chance rain
Chance rain
Low: 8°

 WXSIM Detailed Forecast for Franklin  -   Outlook Saturday night to Monday night

Fair in the evening, becoming fair to partly cloudy after midnight. Low 5°. Wind west-northwest around 10 kph.

Partly to mostly sunny in the morning, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon. High 13°. Wind northwest around 14 kph, gusting to 32 kph, in the morning, becoming 21 kph, gusting to 37 kph, in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation less than 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than 2 mm.

Partly to mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy after midnight. A slight chance of rain. Breezy. Low 9°. Wind west-northwest around 21 kph, gusting to 36 kph. Chance of precipitation less than 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than 2 mm.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, becoming sunny in the afternoon. Windy. High 15°. Wind west around 37 kph, gusting to 61 kph.

Mostly clear in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Breezy. Low 8°. Wind west-northwest around 19 kph, gusting to 37 kph. Chance of precipitation less than 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than 2 mm.


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WXSIM Forecast Analysis Display (WRET Image)
WxSim Auto Generated Image above ( latest.png ) Last Uploaded on : 29 July 2014 22:16:08.

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    (how to read the WRET Image):

    TOP (section):

  • Yellow Line: Temperature planned. The numbers of blue and red top under the days, are expected maximum and minimum temperatures.
  • Dark Blue line: Barometric Pressure at 850 mb planned.
    Barometric Pressure:

    This is simply the pressure applied by the surrounding air. It decreases with altitude (since higher up there is less air on top to apply such pressure) and is often relatively low during inclement weather. It is commonly measured in either of two units - millibars (also called hectopascals) and inches of mercury (in reference to the height of a column of mercury supported by this pressure in a mercury barometer. Average sea level pressure is about 29.9 inches of mercury (in.Hg) or about 1013 millibars (mb). You may choose to enter either the station pressure or the commonly reported sea level value. Values outside the range of 15-33 in.Hg or 500-1100 mb will not be accepted.

  • Pink line: Dew Point - temperature at which air would be saturated.
    Dew Point:

    This is the temperature at which the air, with the current amount of water vapor, would reach 'saturation', forming dew, frost, fog, or precipitation. When the relative humidity reaches 100%, the dew point equals the temperature; otherwise the dew point is less than the temperature. Dew point is an especially useful measure of humidity because it depends directly on the actual amount of water vapor present - unlike relative humidity, which can vary dramatically with temperature changes, even though the air's moisture content may be fixed. Typically, dew point changes only slightly during a given day.

  • Red line: Wind Chill - 'apparent temperature' considering wind.
    Wind Chill Factor:

    This is a measure of the combined heat-loss effects of low temperature and wind on the skin. It is not an actual temperature, but is given as the temperature that, with a wind of only about 3 knots (walking speed), would feel the same as the current conditions. The algorithm used here is the NEW (late 2001) one from the U.S. National Weather Service.

  • Light Blue Line: Heat Index - 'apparent temperature' considering humidity.
    Heat Index:

    This is a measure of the combined heat-stress effects of high temperature and humidity on humans. It is not an actual temperature, but is given as the temperature that, with a modest humidity (corresponding to a dew point of about 56F or 13C), would feel the same as the current conditions. Here this value is computed using an algorithm developed by the author to match the U.S. National Weather Service's official chart, but is NOT the NWS's mathematical model of their chart."

  • Numbers in green: Rainfall in mm.
  • Red dots with a line: o- Wind Speed and Direction, the longer the line the stronger the wind.
  • Teal Green Line: Valley Temperature.
    Valley Temperature:

    This is the temperature likely in relative low elevation spots (~100 ft or 30 m below local mean), most significant on clear, calm nights with 'cold air drainage'.


  • BOTTOM (section):

  • Yellow Line: % Visible Sky Transparency.
    Visible Sky Transparency:

    This is 'global' visible light reaching surface as a percentage of very clear day value.

  • Light Blue Line: % Relative Humidity.
    Relative Humidity:

    This is vapor pressure as percentage of saturated value at current temperature.

  • Red line: % Cloud Cover.
    Cloud Cover:

    Total Sky Cover - percent of sky (as seen from ground) containing clouds at any level, of any opacity. % Sky Cover (Lev 1,2) - percent of sky (as seen from ground) containing clouds at levels 1 and 2 only, of any opacity.

  • Teal Green Line: % Precipitation (Rain) Chance/Hour.
    Precip Chance/Hour:

    This is vapor pressure as percentage of saturated value at current temperature.

  • Pink line: Wind Speed.
    Wind Speed:

    This is the estimated value at about 20 ft (6 m) above surface in area away from trees or buildings.


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Wednesday: 30 - Jul - 2014
      
      
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Thursday: 31 Jul 2014
      
      
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Friday: 01 Aug 2014


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Saturday: 02 Aug 2014
      
      
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Sunday: 03 Aug 2014
      
      
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Monday: 04 Aug 2014