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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update *** Not a current observation ***
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely between 1pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely between 1pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
4:31 pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2017
 
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