Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 11:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bryson City NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 11am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Areas of fog before 10am. High near 81. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light north northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 11am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Areas of fog before 10am. High near 81. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light north northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation 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 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Bryson City NC
 35.43°N 83.44°W (Elev. 1762 ft)
10:31 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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