Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.36 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 2:45 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of rain and sleet between 3am and 4am, then a chance of freezing rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then rain showers.  Patchy fog after noon. High near 40. South southeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers, mainly before 4am.  Patchy fog. Low around 38. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 7 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of rain and sleet between 3am and 4am, then a chance of freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Friday
A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then rain showers. Patchy fog after noon. High near 40. South southeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers, mainly before 4am. Patchy fog. Low around 38. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 7 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
12:21 am EST Mar 1, 2024
2am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
 
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