Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Chilly in the East; Storms Return to the West this Weekend

Remnants of a powerful storm and current ice free Great Lakes is causing lingering heavy snow and some blizzard conditions to continue downwind of the Great lakes. Snow and wind will slowly diminish this weekend. Meanwhile, a new system will move south along the West Coast. Lower elevation rain with heavy mountain snow will overspread the West to the Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 10 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 28 Feb 1:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

West Jefferson NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 29, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 29, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 4pm.  High near 35. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely before 1am, then snow showers likely after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 21. West wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 4pm. High near 35. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely before 1am, then snow showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 21. West wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Rain. High near 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
West Jefferson NC
 36.39°N 81.5°W (Elev. 3120 ft)
2:02 pm EST Feb 28, 2020
2pm EST Feb 28, 2020-6pm EST Mar 5, 2020
 
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