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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Apr 5:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 2am.  Patchy fog between 4am and 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. South southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm.  High near 67. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 2am. Patchy fog between 4am and 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. South southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm. High near 67. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A chance of thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
3:21 pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
5pm EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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