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Newland , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Monday, December 9, 2019 at 5:40PM

Brief Lull in Action

We'll have a few dry hours early tonight before steadier rain begins late night and continues through Tuesday. Tuesday night, a cold front moves across the Appalachians delivering colder air and changing precipitation to a wintry mix or snow showers. The changeover will be gradual--first west, near the TN/NC border, but after midnight east, near the Blue Ridge. Snow shower and flurries linger into Wednesday morning. Accumulations by noon Wednesday will be a dusting to 1" for most, but 1" to 4" as you head west toward the NC/TN border.

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Cloudy & rainy
Temperature near 40
Light SE wind

Hi: 51 Lo: 48

Cloudy; Fog possible; Rain possible again late; SW wind 5-15 mph, but very windy at higher elev's

Hi: 51 Lo: 29

Cloudy; Rain; Turning colder at night; Rain changing to a wintry mix or snow showers from west to east Tue night; SW wind 5-15 mph but windy at higher elev's, becoming NW Tue. night

Hi: 38 Lo: 20

AM snow snow showers & flurries; Then decreasing clouds; Cold; NW wind 5-15 mph, gusts to 45 mph

Hi: 39 Lo: 22

Partly to mostly cloudy; Rather cold

Hi: 40 Lo: 36

Cloudy; Chilly; Foggy; Rain beginning as light wintry mix

Further Out

Saturday - Cloudy; Periods of light rain, ending by evening; High near 50 degrees; Low in the mid 30s
Sunday - Partly cloudy; Seasonal temperatures; High near 50 degrees; Low in the mid 30s

Forecast Discussion

Rain has tapered off this evening and we are looking at a few dry hours tonight. Temperatures will be steady or on the rise tonight.

A cold front from the west arrives around sunset Tuesday. Rain begins again just before sunrise Tuesday and continues well into the overnight hours. Colder air from the west changes rain to a wintry mix or snow showers gradually from west to east Tuesday night. Snow showers and flurries continue into Wednesday morning. Accumulations will range from only a dusting along the eastern edge of the Appalachians to light accumulations west, near the TN/NC border.

Clouds decrease over a chilly Wednesday. Chilly , but dry weather continues Thursday as the high pressure centered in the Northeast delivers a cool wedge down the Appalachians.

Meanwhile in the Gulf of Mexico, low pressure will be building. It will move north Friday and Saturday. Moisture overrunning our chilly wedge. Rain develops again Friday with a period of freezing rain at the start. Rain ends Saturday. Temperatures in the wake of this low will not be very cold. Sunday looks dry and relatively pleasant compared to the rest of this 7-day forecast.


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