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Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Wilkes County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Areas of fog early then mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the evening...then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Windy. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Saturday Sunny. A 20 percent chance of rain in the morning. Windy. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
  • Saturday Night Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Monday Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear. Lows around 40.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.
  • Thursday Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.