Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 3:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Highlands NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west northwest  in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 42. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow likely before 10pm, then rain.  Low around 34. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow likely before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 42. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow likely before 10pm, then rain. Low around 34. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Rain and snow likely before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Highlands NC
 35.05°N 83.21°W (Elev. 3799 ft)
12:25 am EST Jan 18, 2022
3am EST Jan 18, 2022-6pm EST Jan 24, 2022
 
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