Thunderstorms Along the Eastern Seaboard; Major Winter Storm to Impact the West

A line of thunderstorms will continue to push across the east coast Wednesday evening. A few of these storms may become strong to severe with the main threat being damaging winds. Meanwhile on the west coast, another significant winter storm is expected to begin late Wednesday and last through the weekend. Impacts include heavy mountain snow, heavy rain and gusty winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed N 9 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 28 Feb 11:05 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. North wind 5 to 14 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South southeast wind 7 to 16 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of freezing rain before 8am, then rain showers.  High near 40. Breezy, with a southeast wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 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
    Breezy

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers, mainly before 4am.  Low around 38. Southeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. North wind 5 to 14 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South southeast wind 7 to 16 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
A chance of freezing rain before 8am, then rain showers. High near 40. Breezy, with a southeast wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 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. Low around 38. Southeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
9:45 pm EST Feb 28, 2024
11pm EST Feb 28, 2024-6pm EST Mar 6, 2024
 
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