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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Mostly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Oct 8:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ellicott Wilderness NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Light southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 64. South southeast wind 16 to 18 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of rain between 1am and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Light southwest wind.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 64. South southeast wind 16 to 18 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of rain between 1am and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Ellicott Wilderness NC
 35.02°N 83.13°W (Elev. 2592 ft)
6:08 pm EDT Oct 27, 2020
8pm EDT Oct 27, 2020-6pm EST Nov 3, 2020
 
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