WE ARE TRACKING SOME MORNING SNOW WITH AFTERNOON RAIN AND SNOW BEFORE CLEARING LATE
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MOST OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, PARTS OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE AND THE MOUNTAIN OF NORTH CAROLINA UNTIL NOON
CHILLY THROUGH TOMORROW AND SUNNY
WARMER FOR THE WEEKEND
Today: Cloudy, breezy, snow and rain. Highs 39-44. Winds northwest 5-15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy and cold. Lows 22-27. Winds west 5 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny and chilly. Highs 37-42. Winds southwest 5 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear and cold. Lows 23-28. Winds southeast 5 mph.
We are tracking snow and rain in the StormTrack 5 Weather Center. A fast moving front is zipping east through the southern Appalachians. This provided rain and or snow overnight and starts out this Thanksgiving day with a snow chance before changing back to rain today. This should all come to an end by the afternoon with clearing skies, breezy and chilly conditions.
We may see some light accumulations in areas below 1,500 feet but the better chances are in the higher elevations. A trace is to an inch or so are possible in areas this morning with more possible above 1,500 feet, especially above 2,500 feet.
A Winter Weather Advisory for most of southwest Virginia and the mountains of North Carolina plus parts of northeast Tennessee until noon.
Tonight we will be a cold night with partly cloudy skies and diminishing winds.
StormTrack 5 meteorologists are tracking an area of high pressure that will nudge into the area Friday and slide across the Tri-Cities through Sunday. We are expecting mostly sunny skies Friday and Saturday with a few more clouds to bring Sunday in as a partly cloudy day.
The next system will increase clouds and shower chances on Sunday night. Monday will bring a 40 percent chance of rain to start the post-holiday work week with mostly cloudy skies.
Tuesday wil continue a rain chance at 30 percent and partly cloudy. We may see a left over shower to start Wednesday morning, but the rain chances will decline with partly cloudy skies.
Highs will be near 40 today and Friday and low 50s Saturday with mid 50s to near 60 Sunday through Wednesday. Lows will be in the mid 20s tonight and Friday night with mid 30s Saturday night. We warm to the low to mid 40s Sunday night and Monday night with mid 30s Tuesday night and Wednesday night.
You can always get the latest forecast and weather information on News 5 WCYB, wcyb.com and on the StormTrack 5 weather app.
Our normal high is 54°, low 32°.
Meteorologist Donnie Cox