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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jan 10:40 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 48. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 48. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC
 35.36°N 83.39°W (Elev. 3182 ft)
9:40 pm EST Jan 19, 2017
10pm EST Jan 19, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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