Winter Storm System To Bring Widespread Impacts Across the Eastern Half of the U.S. Through Midweek

A developing winter storm system will bring a swath of heavy snow and ice from Oklahoma into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid Atlantic, and the Northeast U.S. Tuesday through Wednesday. Areas of dangerous travel are likely. Further South, several inches of heavy rain will lead to the potential for flooding in the lower Mississippi and Tennessee River Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.48 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Feb 12:05 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Big Butt NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 40. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 34. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain.  Patchy fog before 4pm. High near 49. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers between 8pm and 10pm, then rain after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog before 8pm. Low around 47. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain before noon, then showers likely after noon.  High near 54. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 40. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 34. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain. Patchy fog before 4pm. High near 49. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers between 8pm and 10pm, then rain after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog before 8pm. Low around 47. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Rain before noon, then showers likely after noon. High near 54. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Rain. High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly before 4am, then showers after 4am. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Big Butt NC
 35.05°N 83.48°W (Elev. 4613 ft)
6:21 am EST Feb 19, 2019
12pm EST Feb 19, 2019-6pm EST Feb 25, 2019
 
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