Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Patchy fog before 2pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog before 7pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before 2pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog before 7pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Balsam Mountain NC
 35.59°N 83.18°W (Elev. 5371 ft)
2:54 pm EDT Oct 24, 2020
5pm EDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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