Dangerous Heat in a Couple of Locations; Active Monsoon

Dangerous heat continues in a couple of locations today. In the Pacific Northwest to the central Valley of California and across the Gulf Coast region from the western Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas. Meanwhile, the monsoon threat of heavy rainfall and flooding will be possible in the Four Corners region and west Texas today, with a more significant threat on Friday in Arizona and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

27°C

80°F

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 17 Aug 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fontana Dam NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers between 2am and 3am.  Areas of fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 16. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Widespread dense fog, mainly before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Dense Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Areas of fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 16. Calm wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Widespread dense fog, mainly before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Fontana Dam NC
 35.43°N 83.83°W (Elev. 520 m)
12:38 pm EDT Aug 17, 2022
1pm EDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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