Storm Tracking Across the Plains; Powerful Pacific System is Approaching

Some heavy rain and possible flash flooding may affect the Central Plains through Thursday. Meanwhile, wintry weather conditions will spread through portions of Central and Northern Plains. A powerful storm system is forecast to approach the Pacific Northwest, then spreading inland and down through California through the end of this week. A series of storms will impact Alaska into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 7 Dec 6:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Rainbow Springs NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Patchy fog between 3pm and 4pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before 3pm.  Areas of fog before 7am. High near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog between 3pm and 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers, mainly before 3pm. Areas of fog before 7am. High near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Rainbow Springs NC
 35.12°N 83.56°W (Elev. 3986 ft)
5:39 pm EST Dec 7, 2022
6pm EST Dec 7, 2022-6pm EST Dec 14, 2022
 
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