Watching the Next Strong Cold Front to Enter the Northwest By Late Sunday

A few light rain showers and/or mixed precipitation will move across the Ohio Valley and Carolinas Saturday trailing a cold front. Late Sunday into Monday, a separate strong cold front will likely bring heavy snow to the Cascades and into the Rockies with gusty to high winds over the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 10 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 24 Feb 8:45 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog between 1pm and 4pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 34 by 11am, then falling to around 23 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog between 7pm and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 46. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers.  High near 52. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy fog between 1pm and 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 34 by 11am, then falling to around 23 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy fog between 7pm and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow showers before 2am, then a chance of snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of freezing rain after 4am. Low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
6:22 am EST Feb 24, 2024
9am EST Feb 24, 2024-6pm EST Mar 1, 2024
 
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