Frigid Temperatures with Dangerous Wind Chills; Heavy Rain and Flooding

An arctic cold front will continue to plunge southward through the Plains, Mississippi Valley and the Northwest quadrant of the U.S. on Sunday. As a result, widespread frigid and well below normal temperatures are expected along with dangerous wind chills. Meanwhile, heavy rain and flooding are possible for the Gulf Coast states and much of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jan 1:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fontana Dam NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East southeast wind around 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain, mainly after 9am.  High near 51. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before 3am, then showers likely between 3am and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am.  Patchy fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East southeast wind around 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain, mainly after 9am. High near 51. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before 3am, then showers likely between 3am and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am. Patchy fog after 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Fontana Dam NC
 35.43°N 83.83°W (Elev. 1706 ft)
11:53 pm EST Jan 28, 2023
1am EST Jan 29, 2023-6pm EST Feb 4, 2023
 
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