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A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon, Middle Georgia Regional Airport (KMCN)

Lat: 32.69°NLon: 83.65°WElev: 351ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Sep 3:53 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog early then partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Light south winds in the evening becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Light northwest winds.
Friday
Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.
Saturday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Labor Day
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.



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340 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015
 
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