Strong Coastal Storm to Impact Mid-Atlantic to New England through Thursday

A rapidly intensifying storm developing across the Mid-Atlantic will move quickly into New England by Thursday. The storm will produce heavy rainfall and localized flooding across these areas. Additionally, strong winds may cause some tree damage and power outages through Thursday. Elsewhere, elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across the Great Basin and Central Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Oct 12:40 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sapphire NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. North northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of frost between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 38. North northwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Areas of frost between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Sapphire NC
 35.08°N 83.01°W (Elev. 3307 ft)
10:16 am EDT Oct 16, 2019
1pm EDT Oct 16, 2019-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2019
 
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