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 63%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Feb 3:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Fontana Dam NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly before 3pm.  High near 62. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 8 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 4pm, then a chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of showers after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Thursday
Showers, mainly before 3pm. High near 62. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. 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 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. North 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 8 mph.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 4pm, then a chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Fontana Dam NC
 35.43°N 83.83°W (Elev. 1706 ft)
2:43 pm EST Feb 8, 2023
4pm EST Feb 8, 2023-6pm EST Feb 15, 2023
 
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