Wintry Conditions from the Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest; Critical Fire Weather Across the West

Snow and ice will continue to impact portions of the Northern Rockies, Northern Plains, and Upper Midwest. Father south, heavy rainfall and a few severe thunderstorms are possible over the Middle Mississippi Valley. Another system will bring heavy precipitation to the Pacific Northwest Friday, while critical fire weather conditions prevail over California, the Southern Rockies, and High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Oct 4:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Rich Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Widespread fog, mainly before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67. Light south wind.

    Fog then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light south wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Widespread fog, mainly before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67. Light south wind.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light south wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Rich Mountain NC
 35.34°N 83.09°W (Elev. 3255 ft)
2:39 pm EDT Oct 22, 2020
4pm EDT Oct 22, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 29, 2020
 
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