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Active Weather From the Upper Midwest to the East Coast

A strong cold front will impact the entire east coast this weekend with much cooler temperatures and gusty winds. Heavy snow and strong winds in the Upper Midwest will transition into the Northeast this weekend, and severe weather in the Ohio Valley will move into the Mid-Atlantic as a marginal risk. Out west, a cold weather system will bring more rain, and some areas of low elevation snow. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 7:50 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Newfound Gap NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain showers likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 4pm. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then rain showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Rain showers likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 4pm. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then rain showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W (Elev. 5177 ft)
7:01 pm EST Feb 24, 2017
8pm EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 3, 2017
 
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