Large and Powerful Storm Transitioning From the Central U.S. into the East

A large and powerful low pressure system is forecast to shift from the central U.S. to the Northeast over the next few days. Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from Florida to the Carolinas today with damaging winds and a few tornadoes. Heavy rain is likely from the Mid-Atlantic through New England Friday and Saturday, which may lead to urban and renewed river flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 20 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.68 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 28 Oct 1:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Balsam Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog after 2pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a southeast wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Patchy fog before 3pm. High near 44. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 39. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog after 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a southeast wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Patchy fog before 3pm. High near 44. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 39. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Balsam Mountain NC
 35.54°N 83.13°W (Elev. 5259 ft)
11:37 am EDT Oct 28, 2021
1pm EDT Oct 28, 2021-6pm EDT Nov 3, 2021
 
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