Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

62°F

17°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Oct 9:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sapphire NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 50. Light east wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 50. Light east wind.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Sapphire NC
 35.08°N 83.01°W (Elev. 3307 ft)
8:07 pm EDT Oct 20, 2020
9pm EDT Oct 20, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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