Major Severe Thunderstorm Event Today

A major severe weather and thunderstorm event is expected today across the Southern tier of the U.S. Tornadoes, very large hail and severe damaging wind gusts are likely across the Lower to Mid Mississippi Valley into the Mid South and South, especially from northeastern Louisiana into central Mississippi. A few of these tornadoes will be strong and intense this afternoon into the overnight hours. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Nov 11:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Nantahala Gorge NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 61. South wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 46. South wind 5 to 7 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm.  Patchy fog before 11am. High near 56. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 25. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 61. South wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 46. South wind 5 to 7 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. High near 56. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 25. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Nantahala Gorge NC
 35.29°N 83.68°W (Elev. 2746 ft)
10:27 am EST Nov 29, 2022
12pm EST Nov 29, 2022-6pm EST Dec 5, 2022
 
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