Powerful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of The Northeast and Great Lakes

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England. Then extremely heavy lake effect snow will pound areas downwind of the Great Lakes, especially off Lakes Erie and Ontario, through Saturday afternoon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Light Snow

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 27 Feb 3:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Highlands NC

Wind Advisory until February 27, 07:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 27, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Thu

    Wind Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Highlands NC
 35.03°N 83.15°W (Elev. 3287 ft)
3:39 am EST Feb 27, 2020
4am EST Feb 27, 2020-6pm EST Mar 4, 2020
 
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