Heat Continues in the Northeast; Fire Weather Threat Persists in the West

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 11 Aug 6:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Scaly Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Patchy fog between 9am and 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Patchy fog between 9am and 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Scaly Mountain NC
 35.04°N 83.29°W (Elev. 4662 ft)
6:23 am EDT Aug 11, 2020
6am EDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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