Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 4:33PM
Major Snow Inbound
A few flurries are possible this evening under cloudy skies this evening. The Big Show moves in late tonight and develops into tomorrow morning. Sunday snowfall is very heavy at times, with possible sleet mixed in during the daytime hours. Accumulations are expected to be around 7-12 inches, but sleet could cut into these totals. See our Snowfall Accumulation Forecast Map for details. Flurries may continue into Monday before the storm moves north and skies clear for a chilly start to the work week.
Hi: 41 Lo: 23
Cloudy with evening flurries possible; Steady snow arrives after midnight; Light SE wind
Hi: 29 Lo: 20
Snow, heavy at times, perhaps briefly mixed with sleet, tapering to flurries PM; ESE wind 5-15 mph becoming NW Sun. night
Hi: 33 Lo: 16
Snow flurries possible AM; Becoming mostly sunny; Cold; NW Wind 10-20 mph & gusty
Hi: 40 Lo: 20
Bright sunshine, but chilly
Hi: 46 Lo: 28
Partly to mostly cloudy; Chilly; Some rain possible by Wednesday evening
Thursday - Early clouds; Becoming mostly sunny; Colder; High near 40 degrees; Low in the upper teens
Friday - Mostly Cloudy; Chilly; Chance of flurries; High in the upper 20s; Low near 10 degrees
Low pressure moves east through the Deep South tonight and early Sunday, signaling the arrival of the much promised winter storm. Flurries are possible this evening before the meat of the storm arrives around midnight. It will begin as flurries and develop into heavier snow early Sunday morning.
Snow continues all day Sunday, becoming heavy at times. In the late morning and early afternoon, sleet may mix in with the snow, cutting into expected snowfall accumulation totals. Snow will taper off late Sunday afternoon or evening with the possibility of flurries into Monday.
Most of the accumulation will be the southern and eastern part of the Southern Appalachians, on the order of 8-12 inches. As per usual, the Asheville area will see less accumulation than the surrounding area. See our Snowfall Accumulation Forecast Map for details.
A high pressure system brings chilly temps and clearing skies throughout the day on Monday. Temps become milder until a cold front moves through on Wednesday with a little rain. The next chance of snow comes on a chilly Friday.
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