Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditons, Heavy Snow and Ice through Saturday

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and parts of the Northeast. The greatest freezing rain/glaze accumulations are forecast from the central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

3°C

38°F

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 30.51 in
Dewpoint -9°C (15°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill1°C (33°F)
Last update 17 Jan 8:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Black Balsam NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around -2. South southeast wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 11am, then rain.  Patchy fog after 2pm. High near 6. Breezy, with a south wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 34 to 39 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog between 8pm and 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 47 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Windy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 2. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near -1.

    Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near -1.

    Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around -2. South southeast wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 11am, then rain. Patchy fog after 2pm. High near 6. Breezy, with a south wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 34 to 39 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog between 8pm and 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 47 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 2. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near -1.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near -1.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 4.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Black Balsam NC
 35.3°N 82.88°W (Elev. 1362 m)
8:14 pm EST Jan 17, 2020
11pm EST Jan 17, 2020-6pm EST Jan 24, 2020
 
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