Rain and Mountain Snow in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Northeast

A strong system will spread lower elevation rain and mountain snow across the Southwest U.S., Great Basin, and Central Rockies into this weekend. Moisture from this western system will combine with a cold Canadian front to produce snow for portions of the Midwest this weekend. Meanwhile, unsettled conditions in the Northeast will continue to produce lake effect snow, heavy at times. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 11:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain, mainly before 5am.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely before 10am, then showers, mainly after 10am.  High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers before 1am, then a chance of rain between 1am and 3am.  Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Rain, mainly before 5am. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain likely before 10am, then showers, mainly after 10am. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers before 1am, then a chance of rain between 1am and 3am. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.09°N 82.73°W (Elev. 2999 ft)
9:50 pm EST Jan 21, 2021
11pm EST Jan 21, 2021-6pm EST Jan 28, 2021
 
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