Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California early this week. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fog

62°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 26 Sep 8:05 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 10am. High near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight.  Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 10am. High near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Smokemont NC
 35.56°N 83.35°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
8:03 am EDT Sep 26, 2016
8am EDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 2, 2016
 
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