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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Wilkes County

Zone Forecast

  • Overnight A chance of rain early this evening...then rain. Cooler with lows in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds... Becoming north around 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Wednesday Rain. Cooler with highs in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening...then a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch possible. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Thanksgiving Day Mostly sunny. A chance of rain showers... Mainly in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
  • Friday Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
  • Friday Night And Saturday Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Sunday Night And Monday Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.