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Major nor'easter to affect northeastern U.S.

The stage is being set for a major nor'easter to affect parts of the Northeast Monday through Wednesday. This system will be responsible for heavy snowfall and strong winds, with blizzard conditions possible along coastal areas from New Jersey to Massachusetts. Blizzard Warnings are in effect along the coast from central New Jersey to the Canadian border.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Ashe County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Snow with rain likely this morning...then snow likely this afternoon. Snow accumulation around an inch. Cooler with highs in the mid 30s. Temperature falling into the lower 30s this afternoon. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Additional snow accumulation around an inch possible. Cooler with lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Wind chill values as low as 10 above.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning...then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Additional snow accumulation up to 1 inch possible. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as 5 above.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the evening...then partly cloudy with scattered flurries after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Cold with lows around 16. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as 2 above.
  • Wednesday Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph...diminishing to around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Wind chill values as low as 1 below in the morning.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the mid 20s.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening...then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning...then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of snow 50 percent.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
  • Saturday And Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning...then partly sunny with a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.