Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 28 Feb 10:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 29, 12:00pm
Winter Storm Warning until February 29, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 29, 12:00pm
    Winter Storm Warning until February 29, 12:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Areas of fog after 2am. Patchy freezing fog before 2am. Low around 22. West northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 45. West southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers. Areas of fog after 2am. Patchy freezing fog before 2am. Low around 22. West northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45. West southwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday
Showers. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers. Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Showers. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Showers. Low around 47. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 53. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
8:05 pm EST Feb 28, 2020
11pm EST Feb 28, 2020-6pm EST Mar 6, 2020
 
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