Isaias to Bring Tropical Impacts Across to the East Coast

Isaias is forecast to make landfall tonight in the Carolinas with dangerous storm surge, flash flooding, damaging winds, and isolated tropical tornadoes. Isaias may strengthen briefly prior to landfall, but the impacts will be the same regardless of the categorical definition. Isaias impacts will be felt all along the East Coast as Isaias moves northward through mid-week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Aug 11:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Rainbow Springs NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 72. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 72. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Rainbow Springs NC
 35.12°N 83.56°W (Elev. 3986 ft)
9:40 am EDT Aug 3, 2020
11am EDT Aug 3, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 9, 2020
 
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