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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon, Middle Georgia Regional Airport (KMCN)

Lat: 32.69°NLon: 83.65°WElev: 351ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Macon GA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Macon GA
 32.84°N 83.65°W
5:00 pm EDT Aug 30, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 6, 2015
 
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