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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 3:30 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 6 to 9 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

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
3:01 pm EST Feb 23, 2017
3pm EST Feb 23, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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