Severe Thunderstorm Threat From the Central Plains to the Northeast; Extreme HeatRisk for the East Coast

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible from the central Plains to the Northeast through this evening. Widespread damaging winds are the primary threat but hail and a tornado or two is also possible. Extremely dangerous heat continues across the Eastern U.S. Warm overnight low temperatures will provide little to no relief. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jul 7:05 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Otto NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 87 °F

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am.  Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 67. Light north northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 67 °F

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    High: 83 °F

    T-storms

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 64 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    High: 80 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 65 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 80 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 65 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 81 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am. Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 67. Light north northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Point Forecast:
Otto NC
 35.07°N 83.4°W (Elev. 2195 ft)
5:58 am EDT Jul 17, 2024
7am EDT Jul 17, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2024
 
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