Severe Weather and Flash Flooding From Plains and to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are forecast today, tomorrow, and Thursday from parts of the northern/central Plains into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, and Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain associated with thunderstorms may result in flash flooding from the northern and central Plains through the Midwest and into West Virginia and also in southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 5 Jul 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fontana Dam NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Fontana Dam NC
 35.43°N 83.83°W (Elev. 1706 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Jul 5, 2022
4pm EDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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