Spring Storm in the East; Unsettled Weather in the West

A strong spring storm will bring a threat of strong to severe storms from the eastern Great Lakes and Central Appalachians to the Mid-Atlantic and into the Northeast. A wintry mix can be expected on the northern portions of this storm with heavy snow in Maine. A series of storms in the West will continue producing lower elevation rain, mountain snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Mar 3:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Rainbow Springs NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly after 9am.  High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly after 9am. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Rainbow Springs NC
 35.12°N 83.56°W (Elev. 3986 ft)
1:29 am EDT Mar 29, 2020
3am EDT Mar 29, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 4, 2020
 
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