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Winter Travel Impacts from the Southern to the Northeast U.S.; Increasingly unsettled in the West

A winter Storm will continue to impact the Southern Plains to the Southeast, and to the Northeast into tonight. Snow packed and icy roads are creating hazardous travel conditions, and unusually cold temperatures and gusty winds are bringing chilly conditions into the farthest southern locations. Out west, a series of weather systems will bring heavy rain, mountain snows, and gusty winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Light Snow

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 17 Jan 3:00 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 12:00pm
Wind Chill Advisory January 17, 06:00pm until January 18, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Thu

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of snow, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of snow, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
2:31 pm EST Jan 17, 2018
3pm EST Jan 17, 2018-6pm EST Jan 23, 2018
 
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