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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SE 6 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Jan 2:25 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Whitetop VA

Wind Advisory January 22, 07:00pm until January 23, 06:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 38. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 33 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 38. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 33 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Whitetop VA
 36.62°N 81.61°W (Elev. 3901 ft)
10:31 am EST Jan 22, 2018
2pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 28, 2018
 
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