Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Threats in the South

Organized severe thunderstorms capable of producing mainly large hail and perhaps damaging winds are expected across portions of Louisiana this afternoon with a second round further west tonight. Heavy thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding over portions of the northern Gulf Coast today through Saturday. Several inches of excessive rainfall are possible with Flash Flood Watches in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Apr 7:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Big Butt NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 53. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 53. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Big Butt NC
 35.05°N 83.48°W (Elev. 4613 ft)
5:35 pm EDT Apr 13, 2021
7pm EDT Apr 13, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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