Powerful Storm Impacting Parts of Alaska; Threat of Locally Heavy Rainfall Persists in the Southwest

A powerful autumn storm is forecast to impact the Far North region and West-Central coasts of Alaska during the next few days with high winds, coastal flooding, high surf, and beach erosion. Elsewhere, mainly quiet weather is forecast across the continental United States, although locally heavy showers and thunderstorms remain possible across the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 7 Oct 8:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fontana Dam NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 40.

    Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 40.
Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Fontana Dam NC
 35.43°N 83.83°W (Elev. 1706 ft)
6:33 am EDT Oct 7, 2022
8am EDT Oct 7, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 13, 2022
 
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