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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 12:10 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers between 10am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 51. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers between 10am and noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 51. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
9:28 am EST Feb 24, 2017
12pm EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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