Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Light Drizzle

70°F

21°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Jul 9:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Big Butt NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Big Butt NC
 35.03°N 83.46°W (Elev. 4019 ft)
6:35 pm EDT Jul 26, 2021
9pm EDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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