An Extensive and Very Dangerous Ice Storm

A glancing blow of arctic air mixed with a surge in moisture is setting the stage for an extensive and very dangerous ice event. The most likely corridor of icing with a mixture of sleet will occur from west-central Texas to the Tennessee and Lower Ohio Valleys. The ice accretion from Texas into Mid South may approach a half inch or more through Wednesday and cause power outages and travel issues. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jan 8:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly between 10am and noon.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain.  Patchy fog before 2am. Low around 37. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly between 10am and noon. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Patchy fog before 2am. Low around 37. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Rain. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
A chance of freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
5:23 pm EST Jan 30, 2023
8pm EST Jan 30, 2023-6pm EST Feb 6, 2023
 
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