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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 10:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.35°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
10:40 pm EDT Apr 28, 2017
11pm EDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
 
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