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Very Cold with Snow and Ice Across the Central & Eastern States; Turning Unsettled in the Northwest

Well below normal temperatures, bitterly cold wind chills, and another round of snow and ice will impact the central and eastern U.S. through at least Tuesday. Wintry precipitation will extend as far south as Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, rain and wind will return to the Pacific Northwest, with locally heavy precipitation by mid-week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jan 4:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

Winter Weather Advisory January 16, 06:00pm until January 17, 07:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 21. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 21. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
4:05 am EST Jan 16, 2018
5am EST Jan 16, 2018-6pm EST Jan 22, 2018
 
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