Ice Storm Across the South; Arctic Air for the Northeast

Significant ice and sleet accumulations will continue to have impacts across portions of the South and Southeast through Thursday. For locations across the Deep South and Southeast, the threat of heavy rainfall increases as the storm tracks across the region. Meanwhile, the arctic boundary will track south and east with bitterly cold temperatures from the Plains to the Northeast by this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Feb 2:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hooper Bald NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 4am.  Areas of fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Areas of fog before 1pm. High near 38. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers likely between midnight and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am.  Low around 26. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 16.

    Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Areas of fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Areas of fog before 1pm. High near 38. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers likely between midnight and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am. Low around 26. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Hooper Bald NC
 35.31°N 84.01°W (Elev. 4678 ft)
11:28 am EST Feb 1, 2023
2pm EST Feb 1, 2023-6pm EST Feb 7, 2023
 
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