Arctic Front Slides Southward; Heavy Rainfall Potential Across the South and for Hawaii

An arctic front will slowly drift southward this weekend. This will focus snow, locally heavy, from the Intermountain West, Rockies, Plains, and Great Lakes and eventually into the Northeast. Dangerously cold wind chills behind this arctic front are forecast for most of the Plains this weekend. Moisture will increase across the Gulf Coast and the State of Hawaii where flooding concerns increase. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jan 2:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hooper Bald NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 34. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog after 4pm. High near 44. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain before 7pm, then showers between 7pm and 1am, then rain likely after 1am.  Patchy fog before 8pm. Low around 43. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 34. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Sunday
Rain, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog after 4pm. High near 44. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain before 7pm, then showers between 7pm and 1am, then rain likely after 1am. Patchy fog before 8pm. Low around 43. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Hooper Bald NC
 35.33°N 84°W (Elev. 4314 ft)
2:32 pm EST Jan 28, 2023
2pm EST Jan 28, 2023-6pm EST Feb 3, 2023
 
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