Severe Weather Threat in the North-central Great Plains

Strong to severe storms are expected to bring severe wind gusts and large hail across parts of South Dakota and Nebraska. Additional thunderstorm activity likely Sunday from the Northern Plains into the Upper Great Lakes. A fire weather threat continues from portions of the Great Basin into the Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 8 Aug 2:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Highlands NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Sunny then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Highlands NC
 35.05°N 83.21°W (Elev. 3799 ft)
1:31 am EDT Aug 8, 2020
3am EDT Aug 8, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 14, 2020
 
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