National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Ashe County

Zone Forecast

  • This Afternoon Partly sunny. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds.
  • Tonight Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening...then a chance of rain and freezing rain after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Monday Rain...sleet likely with a chance of freezing rain in the morning...then rain likely in the afternoon. Little or no sleet accumulation. Highs around 40. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds.
  • Tuesday Rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds...becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Rain. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Wednesday Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening...then a chance of snow and rain showers after midnight. Much cooler with lows around 30. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Christmas Day And Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Not as cool with highs in the upper 40s.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 40s.