Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Light Rain Fog

34°F

1°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 17 Jan 7:00 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Whittier NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 5am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after 7am.  High near 50. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 32. South wind 10 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow showers between 8am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 35.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 5am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 6 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after 7am. High near 50. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 32. South wind 10 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow showers between 8am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Whittier NC
 35.41°N 83.22°W (Elev. 3717 ft)
6:32 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
7pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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