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Heavy Rain Expected in the Northeast; Strong Thunderstorms Possible in Texas

A slow-moving low pressure center will shift into the Northeast today, bringing heavy rain to some areas, especially coastal Maine. The rain combined with snowmelt has increased the threat for flooding in parts of New England. At the southern end of the front, isolated strong-to-severe thunderstorms are possible in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Apr 8:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Big Butt NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  High near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely.  Low around 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. High near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely. Low around 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Big Butt NC
 35°N 83.49°W (Elev. 4672 ft)
8:08 pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
8pm EDT Apr 25, 2018-6pm EDT May 2, 2018
 
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