Severe Storms Possible from the Plains to the Northeast Today

A cold front will produce severe storms, and possible localized flash flooding from the Central High Plains to Northeast today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and flooding across that region. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 17 Aug 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Big Butt NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the evening.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Big Butt NC
 35.03°N 83.46°W (Elev. 4019 ft)
10:55 am EDT Aug 17, 2019
1pm EDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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