The 4 for $4 Meal Deal 

Just Got Bigger


Junior Bacon Cheeseburger  

or Crispy Chicken BLT


1016 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone

Marathon Chiropractic


Ryan Woods, DC

Amanda LoPiccolo, DC


Marathon Chiropractic Clinic

Welcomes the Addition of 

Dr Amanda LoPiccolo!


Open Saturday's 

with Dr Amanada LoPiccolo


920 W King St

Call 828-264-6474 for appts

Click here for more details

Blowing Rock Home Source

Powered Standup Desks

Full home furnishings

Cyber week SALE

30% off all items in store

Live edge Dining Tables

109 Aho Rd

Blowing Rock

locally made


Sky Valley Zip Tours

Your Canopy Adventure Awaits


5 min. from Boone/Blowing Rock


 10 zip lines, a swinging bridge,

a cliff jump, and countless views


Click ad for reservations!


Peak Group


  We are here to guide 

and simplify your insurance


Auto, Home, Life 

& Commerical Protection




NC, VA, SC & TN 

Make Text Larger Make Text Smaller Switch Fonts Email This Page Click Here For A Printable Version
Station Sponsor

Media Sponsors
Current Conditions

Temp: 35.8°F
Printer Friendly View
Jefferson , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 5:38PM

A Ski Snow

Monday was a Skier's and Snowboarder's snow with light to moderate snow on the mountaintops and nothing in most valley locations. So you could drive around the region and only encounter snow at higher elevations.

Clouds hang tough tonight and Wednesday. Temperatures are chilly. Another disturbance moves through late Wednesday with evening flurries becoming light snow overnight. Snow showers and flurries linger into Thursday morning. Computer guidance still diverges for Friday and Saturday. I kept the forecast in the middle of the road with rain/mix forecast Friday night and Saturday changing to snow showers before ending Saturday night.

What is the best way to enjoy southern Appalachian scenery all year long? The RaysWeather.Com Blue Ridge Parkway Calendar of course. Order online anytime or visit these fine retailers in Western NC to pick up your copy today.

Mostly cloudy
Temperatures near 35
Light wind

Hi: 39 Lo: 26

Lots of clouds; Chilly; NW wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 40 Lo: 29

Generally cloudy; Evening flurries going to light snow overnight; Light wind

Hi: 38 Lo: 28

Mostly cloudy; AM snow showers and flurries; Chilly; Light wind

Hi: 40 Lo: 32

Increasing clouds; Wintry mix Fri. night

Hi: 40 Lo: 30

Cloudy; Rain or wintry mix changing to snow showers

Further Out

Sunday - Mostly clear; Milder; High in the upper 40s; Low in the upper 30s
Monday - Increasing PM clouds; Much milder; Rain Mon. night; High in the upper 50s; Low near 40 degrees

Forecast Discussion

We have been eyeing this week for a long time as a challenging forecast period. It may disappoint for snow lovers, but it's not disappointing for forecast challenges. Yesterday was just the first of three disturbances to contend with.

We have a fast flow from west to east with surface lows in the Gulf and upper-level disturbances moving across the Southeast. There's no Arctic air to work with, leaving us in this tough middle ground. As I wrote last weekend, each system will be unknowable until we "see the whites of their eyes".

While clouds hang tough, we have a break in precipitation through late Wednesday. Chilly temperatures are in place.

The next disturbance arrives Wednesday night. We have slightly colder air, and the cover of darkness gives light accumulations a fighting chance. Expect Wednesday evening flurries becoming light snow, ending as snow showers and flurries Thursday morning. Up to 1" is possible; however, expect no more than a dusting and you will not be disappointed.

Then another brief break comes Thursday afternoon through the daytime Friday. Chilly temperatures continue.

Computer guidance still varies greatly on timing and track. Detailed speculations is a silly exercise at this point. So, our forecast is simply for a wintry mix Friday night, rain or a wintry mix for the daytime Saturday, and then snow showers Saturday night.

Whatever happens Friday and Saturday, a quick warmup is a sure bet Sunday into Monday. The next system may arrive by Monday night with rain.


Using information from RaysWeather.Com

First, all data and forecasts on RaysWeather.Com are the intellectual property of RaysWeather.com, Inc. Here is our usage policy regarding rebroadcast or redistribution of any information from our site...

"The reader is not permitted to reproduce, retransmit, redistribute any weather data, forecasts, analysis, image, or any other product from this site to any other person or entity, in any format by any means. All information, data, and images contained on any page of this site are copyrighted by RaysWeather.Com, Inc. (unless otherwise noted) and is the property of RaysWeather.Com, Inc. Information, data, and images from this site may not be archived or stored for future use. Exceptions to this condition of use may only be made by express, written permission of RaysWeather.Com." See our Terms and Conditions page.

In short, if you do not have a written agreement with us to do so, you do not have permission to republish any information found on this site. If you work for a media entity (TV, radio, website, newspaper, etc.) and wish to republish information from this site, please contact us at raysweather.com or call our offices at 828.264.2030.