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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 4:20 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly before 4am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 47. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 3am, then showers after 3am.  Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 3pm, then showers after 3pm.  High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly before 4am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 47. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 3am, then showers after 3am. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 3pm, then showers after 3pm. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
3:01 pm EST Jan 18, 2017
4pm EST Jan 18, 2017-6pm EST Jan 25, 2017
 
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