Major Winter Storm Impacting the Eastern U.S. Through Today

A major winter storm will continue heavy snow and strong winds today from the central Appalachians into Upstate New York and the higher elevations of New England with dangerous travel, power outages, and coastal flooding. Strong winds are expected behind the storm as far south as Georgia which could lead to additional power outages and tree damage, especially in areas with significant ice. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Light Snow and Breezy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 25 G 47 mph
Barometer 29.51 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Whitetop VA

Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 3 and 9. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain before midnight, then rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then snow likely after 2am.  Low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between 3 and 9. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Rain before midnight, then rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then snow likely after 2am. Low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Whitetop VA
 36.67°N 81.63°W (Elev. 2972 ft)
12:13 pm EST Jan 17, 2022
12pm EST Jan 17, 2022-6pm EST Jan 23, 2022
 
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