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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SE 8 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 11:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  High near 71. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 71. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
10:40 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
11am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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