Wintry Conditions from the Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest; Critical Fire Weather Across the West

Snow and ice will continue to impact portions of the Northern Rockies, Northern Plains, and Upper Midwest. Father south, heavy rainfall and a few severe thunderstorms are possible over the Middle Mississippi Valley. Another system will bring heavy precipitation to the Pacific Northwest Friday, while critical fire weather conditions prevail over California, the Southern Rockies, and High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Oct 7:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Ellicott Wilderness NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Light east wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm.  Patchy fog between 7pm and 8pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Light east wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Patchy fog between 7pm and 8pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Ellicott Wilderness NC
 34.98°N 83.13°W (Elev. 2474 ft)
5:33 pm EDT Oct 22, 2020
8pm EDT Oct 22, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 29, 2020
 
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