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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region on Friday and into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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3 Miles ENE Sassafras KY

7 Day Forecast

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Jackson, KY Local Forecast Office

Late
Afternoon

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Showers

High: 47 °F

Tonight

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain/Snow

Low: 33 °F

Saturday

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain/Snow

High: 40 °F

Saturday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 28 °F

Sunday

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

Wintry
Mix

High: 47 °F

Sunday
Night

Patchy Frost

Patchy
Frost

Low: 29 °F

Monday

Morning Frost

Morning
Frost

High: 57 °F

Monday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Late Afternoon Showers. Steady temperature around 47. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
  • Tonight Rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers between midnight and 3am, then snow showers after 3am. Low around 33. West northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Saturday Rain and snow showers before 2pm, then rain likely. High near 40. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Saturday Night A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 1am, then a slight chance of snow and freezing rain between 1am and 5am, then areas of snow and freezing drizzle after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Areas of snow and freezing drizzle before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. North northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
  • Sunday Night Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
  • Monday Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Wednesday A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
  • Wednesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
  • Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.