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/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 17 Jan 6:40 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 17 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.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 11am.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 9 to 18 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers.  High near 47. Windy, with a south wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Windy.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 3am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 25. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 25 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Breezy.
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 12 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 17 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.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 9 to 18 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. High near 47. Windy, with a south wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 3am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 25. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 25 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Blustery.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.59°N 83.48°W (Elev. 5636 ft)
6:32 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
6pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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