Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.07°NLon: -83.18°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 7 Feb 4:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Highlands NC

Winter Storm Watch February 8, 06:00pm until February 11, 07:00am
Winter Weather Advisory February 8, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 21 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Highlands NC
 35.07°N 83.18°W (Elev. 3829 ft)
3:05 pm EST Feb 7, 2016
4pm EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 14, 2016
 
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