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Heavy Rain Possible in the Southeast, while Severe Weather Expected in the Great Plains

Slow-moving convection will bring the threat of flash flooding today in the Southeast. Meanwhile, strong to severe thunderstorms are expected across the Great Plains and upper Mississippi River Valley this afternoon and evening. Primary threats will be thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 24 May 7:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NCSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers between 2am and 5am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 80. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and midnight, then showers likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 9pm, then showers likely after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers between 2am and 5am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 80. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 9pm, then showers likely after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NCSimilar City Names
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
7:20 pm EDT May 24, 2018
7pm EDT May 24, 2018-6pm EDT May 31, 2018
 
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