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Strong winds in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley

A developing storm system in the Upper Midwest will move through the Great Lakes into Canada on Monday. Winds will be gusty and strong around this system and extend from the Great Lakes to the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. The strongest winds will be around Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, with gusts up to 60 mph in parts of Michigan, Ohio and Upstate New York where High Wind Warnings are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Wilkes County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Light northwest winds.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Thanksgiving Day Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Thursday Night Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Friday Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Saturday Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.