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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.80 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Dec 6:05 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Highlands NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 7pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 29.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 34.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 7pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Highlands NC
 35.07°N 83.18°W (Elev. 3829 ft)
6:21 pm EST Dec 6, 2016
6pm EST Dec 6, 2016-6pm EST Dec 13, 2016
 
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