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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 22 Jan 5:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Big Butt NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers.  Widespread dense fog. High near 48. Breezy, with a south wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Dense Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then scattered showers.  Widespread dense fog before 4am. Low around 36. Windy, with a south wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Dense Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers. Widespread dense fog. High near 48. Breezy, with a south wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then scattered showers. Widespread dense fog before 4am. Low around 36. Windy, with a south wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Blustery.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.49°W (Elev. 4672 ft)
4:41 pm EST Jan 22, 2018
5pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 29, 2018
 
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