Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 7:08PM
Rain To Snow Showers
Filtered sunshine gave way to thicker clouds and a period of steady rain arrivestonight. Rain will conclude Monday morning followed by the invasion of drastically colder air. Highs occur early in the day with falling temperatures through Monday afternoon. Snow showers will develop from the top down during Monday afternoon, with snow showers continuing Monday night through much of Tuesday. Snowfall accumulations will favor the western slopes, with 1-3 inches for the majority of the High Country, a dusting in far eastern sections near the Blue Ridge, and 3-6 inches for areas near the NC/TN line. Snowiest locations like Beech, Sugar, Roan Mtn. and Mt. Rogers may receive in excess of a half-foot of snow.
The 2021 Blue Ridge Calendar is in stores now. Visit RaysMarketPlace.com for a complete listing of retailers or purchase online. A portion of the proceeds goes to support the important work of the Blue Ridge Conservancy.
Hi: 46 Lo: 40
Overcast with steady rain arriving tonight; Light east wind
Hi: 42 Lo: 20
Generally cloudy with morning rain ending; Turning much colder during the afternoon with snow showers developing PM; NW wind 15-25 mph gusting to 40
Hi: 23 Lo: 18
Mostly cloudy; Dramatically colder & blustery; Snow showers, ending during the evening; NW wind 10-20 mph gusting to 35
Hi: 36 Lo: 21
Sunny; Not quite as cold by afternoon
Hi: 43 Lo: 30
Partly cloudy; A notch milder
Friday - Increasing clouds; Rain arriving PM or Friday night; High in the lower 40s; Low in the mid 30s
Saturday - Morning rain, perhaps changing to snow showers or flurries PM; Generally cloudy; High in the upper 30s; Low in the mid 20s
Low pressure in Alabama tonight will head to the northeast, reaching West Virginia by Monday morning. Clouds thickened today and rain arrives tonight, lasting into Monday morning. Rain totals of around an inch will be possible.
As the rain exits Monday morning, the cold air will begin to flood in. Snow showers will develop during the afternoon, perhaps initially rain showers at lower elevations. It will be all snow showers Monday night through Tuesday with blustery and very cold conditions. Tuesday will be the coldest day since last winter as highs fail to reach the freezing mark.
As the moisture reservoir in the northwest flow aloft dries up, so will our snow showers. Those will taper to flurries by Tuesday evening as skies turn mostly clear. Wednesday will be bright, sunny, but chilly.
Temperatures moderate a bit for Thursday under a partly cloudy sky. Questions abound regarding the timing and track of our next weather system for late week and next weekend. We have rain tentatively scheduled for Friday afternoon into Saturday. It could end as snow showers or flurries.
Sugar Mountain Resort Activities
Sugar Mountain Resort's ice rink is open but the ski slopes are temporarily closed and will reopen as soon as weather permits.
Sugar Mountain Ski Resort gift cards make a great gift for any occasion.
Check out the live webcams and visit us on Instagram.
Please take a moment to understand the COVID-19 procedures and protocols at Sugar Mountain Resort so you can best prepare for a safe and enjoyable visit.
SUGAR IS SWEETER!
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.