Severe Weather and Heavy Rainfall Potential for the East; Active Weather Continues for the West

Strong Pacific storm will continue to bring heavy precipitation and strong winds across the western U.S. today. Across the east, the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms later today as low pressure tracks eastward. This system could redevelop into a coastal storm for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast corridors into Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Oct 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Rich Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Patchy fog after 4pm. High near 57. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Patchy fog before 7pm, then patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers.  High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fog after 4pm. High near 57. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Patchy fog before 7pm, then patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Showers. High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Rich Mountain NC
 35.38°N 83.03°W (Elev. 5489 ft)
2:07 pm EDT Oct 25, 2021
2pm EDT Oct 25, 2021-6pm EDT Oct 31, 2021
 
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