Strong Storm Systems Impacting Both Coasts

The storm system on the East Coast is bringing widespread rain to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Freezing rain and snow is possible in interior, southern New England. A powerful Pacific storm system will bring heavy rain, high elevation snow, gusty winds, and extremely rough surf to the Pacific Northwest and northern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Dec 7:20 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Highlands NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 51. North northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 48. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain.  High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 51. North northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 48. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Rain. High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Highlands NC
 35.05°N 83.21°W (Elev. 3799 ft)
6:31 pm EST Dec 16, 2018
7pm EST Dec 16, 2018-6pm EST Dec 23, 2018
 
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