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Severe Weather Continues Today Across the Eastern U.S.; Very Wet in Hawaii

Severe thunderstorms continue ahead of a cold front stretching from the Deep South to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Damaging winds will be the greatest threat from these storms, although, isolated tornadoes will be possible. Storms may also produce large hail and flash flooding. In the Pacific, a strong trough is bringing very heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding to Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Light Rain

69°F

21°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 1:10 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 65. Southwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and midnight.  Low around 32. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 43. North northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 65. Southwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and midnight. Low around 32. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 43. North northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC
 35.36°N 83.39°W (Elev. 3182 ft)
10:01 am EST Mar 1, 2017
1pm EST Mar 1, 2017-6pm EST Mar 7, 2017
 
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