Storm System To Lift From The Southern U.S. To Great Lakes Over The Next Couple Of Days

A storm will develop, intensify and lift northward from the southern Plains to the Great Lakes over the next two days. The weather hazards of most concern today are severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, isolated large hail and tornadoes and heavy rain with possible flooding in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Mid South. Then on Thursday, a zone of heavy snow may fall in Iowa and Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Feb 4:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Nantahala Gorge NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers.  High near 57. Windy, with a south wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight, then a slight chance of rain after 1am.  Patchy fog before 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday
Showers. High near 57. Windy, with a south wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight, then a slight chance of rain after 1am. Patchy fog before 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Nantahala Gorge NC
 35.29°N 83.68°W (Elev. 2746 ft)
2:43 pm EST Feb 8, 2023
4pm EST Feb 8, 2023-6pm EST Feb 15, 2023
 
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