Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

-2°C

29°F

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NE 6 km/h
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint -2°C (28°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 Feb 10:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Wayah Bald NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 29, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 29, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly between midnight and 3am.  Areas of fog after 2am. Patchy freezing fog between 1am and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. West northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 0. Northwest wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 0 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around -6. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: -6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 9. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers.  High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers.  High near 11. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly between midnight and 3am. Areas of fog after 2am. Patchy freezing fog between 1am and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. West northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 0. Northwest wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around -6. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 9. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Monday
Showers. High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers. Low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers. High near 11. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers. Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 13. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Wayah Bald NC
 35.19°N 83.6°W (Elev. 1354 m)
8:05 pm EST Feb 28, 2020
11pm EST Feb 28, 2020-6pm EST Mar 6, 2020
 
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