Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 6%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.45 in
Dewpoint -7°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 4:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of rain between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
3:53 pm EST Mar 8, 2021
4pm EST Mar 8, 2021-6pm EDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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