Click for the Radar Feeds of the High Country and individual counties of Watauga, Ashe & Avery. Forecast provided by National Weather Service:
…HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AND THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF FAR WESTERN VIRGINIA…
.A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS SOUTHWARD FROM THE GREAT
LAKES ON FRIDAY…CROSSING THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS ON FRIDAY
NIGHT. UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL
BRING THE SEASON`S FIRST SNOWFALL TO THE MOUNTAINS…WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY OF NORTH CAROLINA AND
FAR WESTERN VIRGINIA IN THE VICINITY OF MOUNT ROGERS. STRONG
WINDS WITH THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CAUSE SNOW TO STICK TO
ELEVATED SURFACES…AND POSSIBLY BRING DOWN TREES AND CAUSE POWER
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST JEFFERSON…BOONE…TAZEWELL…
410 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014
…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH 8 PM EDT SATURDAY EVENING.
* LOCATIONS…HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
AND FAR WESTERN VIRGINIA.
* HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW…MAINLY FOR ELEVATIONS
ABOVE 3000 FEET.
* TIMING…FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.
* IMPACTS…LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW…IN ADDITION TO STRONG WINDS…
WILL BLOW DOWN SOME TREES AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. ROADS WILL
BECOME SLICK AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* WINDS…NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
THIS WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
Patchy frost this morning. Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Mostly clear in the evening…then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Light and variable winds.
Partly sunny in the morning…then cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds…becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Rain in the evening…then snow and rain after midnight. Light snow accumulation. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Snow in the morning…then snow with rain likely in the afternoon. Additional light snow accumulation. Very windy and much cooler with highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow and rain showers likely in the evening…then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Windy with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Sunny. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Monday And Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.