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Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms in the Deep South and portions of the east coast

A slow moving frontal boundary will continue to bring areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms in the Deep South and East coast early this week. A low pressure system will keep conditions wet and cool through mid-week in the Upper Midwest. High pressure over the west will shift east allowing cooling along the coast, and intensifying the heat for the interior Pacific NW and Great Basin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 10:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. West wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.46°W (Elev. 2871 ft)
8:01 am EDT May 29, 2017
10am EDT May 29, 2017-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2017
 
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