Blistering Heat from South to West; Soggy Conditions in the East

Intense heat continues to bake much of the southern states. A weakening monsoonal pattern and shifting high pressure will allow temperatures to warm into the 90s to 100 in the Pacific Northwest, with widespread temperatures above 110 degrees in the Southwest. Ample moisture and a stalled frontal system will bring additional heavy rain across the east, which may result in localized flash flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.42°WElev: 2001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.82 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Jul 5:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Highlands NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West northwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 9am, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 9am, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Highlands NC
 35.05°N 83.21°W (Elev. 3799 ft)
4:29 pm EDT Jul 22, 2018
5pm EDT Jul 22, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2018
 
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