Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 May 2:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Big Butt NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light southwest wind.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Big Butt NC
 35.05°N 83.48°W (Elev. 4613 ft)
2:40 pm EDT May 15, 2021
2pm EDT May 15, 2021-6pm EDT May 21, 2021
 
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