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Severe weather in the Southeast on Wednesday

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather in the Southeast on Wednesday. The area of greatest concern is in portions of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. In these areas, damaging winds, hail and isolated tornadoes are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Light Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.52 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 24 May 4:20 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smokemont NC

Tornado Watch until May 24, 06:00pm
Flash Flood Watch until May 24, 10:00pm
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Tornado Watch
Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Tornado Watch until May 24, 06:00pm
    Flash Flood Watch until May 24, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.32°W (Elev. 2448 ft)
3:02 pm EDT May 24, 2017
4pm EDT May 24, 2017-6pm EDT May 31, 2017
 
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