Heavy rain and thunderstorms from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. early this week

Thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected from eastern TX across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. on Monday. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe in this area, producing damaging wind and tornadoes. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Newfound Gap NC

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. South southwest wind around 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 46. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain before 1pm, then showers likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm.  High near 49. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 26 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain showers after 3am, mixing with snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. South southwest wind around 8 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 46. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain before 1pm, then showers likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. High near 49. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 26 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain showers after 3am, mixing with snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W (Elev. 5177 ft)
6:21 am EST Dec 5, 2016
10am EST Dec 5, 2016-6pm EST Dec 11, 2016
 
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