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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. on Saturday

Another Pacific system will impact the West Coast today. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. Strong winds and heavy elevation 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

Wilkes County

Zone Forecast

  • This Afternoon Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds.
  • Tonight Cloudy. A slight chance of light freezing rain and very light freezing drizzle after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Sunday Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of light rain...light freezing rain and very light freezing drizzle in the morning...then a slight chance of light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy. Rain likely...mainly after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s.
  • Tuesday Cloudy. Showers likely...mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Showers. Near steady temperature in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Wednesday Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Cooler with lows in the lower 30s.
  • Christmas Day Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.