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Mix of precipitation forecast for much of eastern, southern U.S.

A system moving across the Great Lakes will bring a mix of precipitation from the southern Plains to New England on Tuesday. Rain is forecast from TX across the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain, sleet and/or mixed precipitation from the Midwest across the Ohio Valley and Central Appalachians. Snow is forecast from the northern Plains across the Great Lakes into New England.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Wilkes County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 30s. Temperature rising into the mid 40s through sunrise. Light and variable winds.
  • Wednesday Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Not as cool with highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Cloudy...rain...mainly after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Thursday Rain in the morning...then rain...a chance of sleet and freezing rain in the afternoon. Little or no sleet accumulation. Much cooler with highs in the mid 40s. Temperature falling into the upper 30s in the afternoon. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy with a slight chance of sleet in the evening...then mostly clear after midnight. Much colder with lows around 18. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Friday And Friday Night Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 30s. Lows in the lower 20s.
  • Saturday Sunny. Not as cool with highs in the lower 50s.
  • Saturday Night Through Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.