Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 May 6:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Robbinsville NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light south southwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light south southwest wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Robbinsville NC
 35.32°N 83.81°W (Elev. 2037 ft)
2:47 pm EDT May 18, 2022
6pm EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 25, 2022
 
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