Atmospheric River Impacting the West Coast

A strong frontal system impacting California will bring gusty winds, heavy rain, and mountain snow. White out/blizzard conditions and heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada may cause road closures and travel delays. Additionally flash flooding and debris flows are possible across parts of central and southern California. A wintry mix is expected in the Tennessee Valley into the southern Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jan 5:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Big Butt NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly before 11am, then showers likely after noon.  Patchy fog after 4pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers between 10pm and 3am.  Patchy fog before 10pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely between 9pm and 5am, then snow.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly before 11am, then showers likely after noon. Patchy fog after 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers between 10pm and 3am. Patchy fog before 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely between 9pm and 5am, then snow. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Snow before 8am, then rain and snow likely between 8am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Big Butt NC
 35.05°N 83.48°W (Elev. 4613 ft)
3:26 am EST Jan 27, 2021
5am EST Jan 27, 2021-6pm EST Feb 2, 2021
 
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