Powerful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of The Northeast and Great Lakes

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England. Then extremely heavy lake effect snow will pound areas downwind of the Great Lakes, especially off Lakes Erie and Ontario, through Saturday afternoon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.80 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 26 Feb 9:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Spruce Pine NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 27, 12:00pm
High Wind Warning until February 27, 07:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 27, 12:00pm
    High Wind Warning until February 27, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Spruce Pine NC
 35.91°N 82.06°W (Elev. 2726 ft)
9:21 pm EST Feb 26, 2020
9pm EST Feb 26, 2020-6pm EST Mar 4, 2020
 
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