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Spruce Pine , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 12:24PM

Little Dog; Big Dog

The 3-Day snow/snow shower/flurry event is over. Total accumulations came in for the period very close to forecast--dusting to 1" far eastern edge of the Appalachians, over one foot on mountaintops on the west side of the Appalachians, 2" to 5" for much of the region. Exact measurements are almost impossible with melting in spots and blowing snow. Mt Mitchell reported 17.5" bringing their total since January 1 to 90" of snow!

And there's continued fun in our future if you are a polar bear. Earlier flurries have ended giving way to some sun this afternoon. Clouds increase tonight ahead of our "Little Dog" low. It zips through Friday with light snow and snow showers. Snow will end Saturday morning as flurries. Most of the area will pick up a dusting to 2"; however, a mountaintop 3" result is possible. The "Little Dog" low is followed by even colder air. Saturday will be bitterly cold with strong winds and wind chill way below 0. The Arctic chill continues Sunday setting the stage for a "Big Dog" event Monday into Tuesday--probably a snow to mix scenario. Too early and too big for details, but it will be significant.

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Hi: 27 Lo: 18

Partly sunny; Very cold; NW wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 34 Lo: 12

Generally cloudy; Light snow becoming snow showers at night; SW wind 5-15 mph, becoming NW 10-20 mph Fri night with gusts to 45 mph

Hi: 17 Lo: 4

Mostly cloudy; Snow flurries; Falling temps; Brutally cold Sat. night; NW wind 15-25 mph with AM gusts to 50 mph, becoming 5-15 mph Sat. night

Hi: 25 Lo: 17

Frigid start to the day; Lots of clouds; Light snow late Sun. night

Hi: 33 Lo: 30

Cloudy; Snow changing to a wintry mix

Further Out

Tuesday - Generally cloudy; Snow showers or snizzle in the AM; High in the upper 30s; Low in the upper 20s
Wednesday - Lots of clouds; Cannot rule out spotty light rain or light snow; High in the upper 40s; Low in the lower 30s

Forecast Discussion

Arctic high pressure is in control today with gusty winds this morning and some sunshine during the day. Winds diminish during the day.

Weak low pressure moves across the Southeast Friday and then northeast off the Carolina Coast. It will spread a light round of light snow Friday across the region followed by snow showers Friday night. A few flurries linger into Saturday. Expect a dusting to 2" for most of our region with 3" possible on mountaintops.

Even colder air arrives Saturday--probably the coldest day of this winter. Bitter cold lasts into Sunday. And Saturday will be very windy sending wind chills well below 0 for all of us and "out of sight" cold for mountaintops.

The next low brews in Texas Sunday. It moves across the Southeast spreading warm moist Gulf air over the top of Arctic air. The result will be messy late Sunday night and Monday--plowable snow, followed by a mix, followed by freezing rain and possibly changing to rain briefly. Precipitation ends Tuesday as snow showers or snizzle. Details are impossible, but think "significant".

Milder weather will gradually follow next week. A low zips across the Ohio Valley Wednesday with clouds here. Spotty light rain or light snow is possible Wednesday.


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