Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 8:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Gold Mine NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light east southeast wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light east southeast wind.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Gold Mine NC
 35.11°N 83.31°W (Elev. 3855 ft)
5:14 pm EDT Aug 17, 2019
9pm EDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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