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NWS Winter Weather Advisory (Watauga County)

Current Conditions
Watauga High

Temp: 30.3°F
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Watauga High , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:55PM

Snow Ending & Colder

Light snow developed this morning and ends tonight. Snowfall amounts are still on track for 1"-3" overall (by tonight) with the highest elevations receiving up to 4". Skies clear overnight leading to a very bright, but cold Friday. Temperatures moderate Saturday and Sunday afternoon with lots of sunshine making our 2nd dry weekend in a row (gasp). It will be a perfect time to hit the slopes, enjoy!

Cloudy with light snow
Temperature near 28
NW wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 35 Lo: 15

Evening snow ending; Decreasing clouds late: Much colder; NW wind 5-15 mph & gusty

Hi: 34 Lo: 15

Clear & cold; North wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 46 Lo: 23

Mostly clear; Not as cold by afternoon; Light NW wind

Hi: 50 Lo: 34

Increasing PM clouds; Pleasant day, but rain possible late Sun. night

Hi: 46 Lo: 38

Cloudy; A chilly rain

Further Out

Tuesday - Mostly cloudy; Lingering morning rain; Some partial clearing late; High in the lower 50s; Low in the mid 30s
Wednesday - Partly sunny; No complaints; Turning colder Wed. night; High near 50 degrees; Low in the mid 20s

Forecast Discussion

A wave of low pressure has developed along the Gulf Coast heading east and jumps to the SC coast this evening. We're on the northern extent of the moisture shield, but there's plenty of cold air for snow. Light snow tapers to flurries and ends late this evening.

Below 4000 ft. I have the same concerns that have posed problems with the last several light snow opportunities. Borderline temperatures, a "warm" ground, and daylight. That being said, this round has a little more liquid to work with which should help overcome those obstacles. If everyone can sled this evening without seeing grass it will be a win!

Canadian based high pressure builds Friday and moves overhead Friday night. Temperatures don't make any progress tomorrow and the next couple of mornings are some of the coldest of the season.

The high shuffles towards the coast over the weekend allowing for a reasonable mild-up and lots of sunshine.

The next juicy area of low pressure heads our direction Monday. Clouds return late Sunday with light rain developing overnight into Monday morning. There could be a few wet flakes mixing in at onset, but it's a rain event Monday. Rain continues Monday night into Tuesday morning. Colder air returns in the middle of the week and there are some question marks with regards to timing. For now I have it delayed until Wednesday night or Thursday.


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