Mountain Area Forecast ( Nov 12-14 )
Overnight Into Saturday Morning
Partly-mostly cloudy. Colder. Winds N-NE 5-15 mph, with higher gusts. Temperatures falling into the upper 20s to mid 30s, coldest at highest elevations & in colder valleys.
Sunny. Crisp. Light winds mostly less than 10 mph. Temperatures varying from upper 30s to lower 40s in upper elevations to the upper 40s to lower 50s.
Saturday Night Into Sunday Morning
Clear & cold. Hard freeze. Light winds. Temperatures varying from 10s in colder mountain valleys to the mid-upper 20s, except 30s on some exposed upper elevation mountain ridges.
Mostly sunny early with increasing clouds late. Light and variable winds. Temperatures varying from mid-upper 40s in upper elevations to the middle 50s to around 60 degrees.
Sunday Night Into Monday Morning
Partly-mostly cloudy. Light winds. Temperatures varying from 20s to lower 30s in coldest valleys to the 40s along exposed mid-upper elevation mountain ridges.
Mostly cloudy. Small chance of sprinkles or light showers. Light northerly winds. Temperatures varying from 40s at upper elevations to the 50s at low-middle elevations in and north of the High Knob Massif & Tennessee Valley Divide.
A changing flow pattern across North America is underway with increasing shots of chilly air, interrupted by milder periods. The potential for the coldest air of the season, with possible wintry precipitation, is being monitored for the 7-10 day forecast period leading up to Thanksgiving week ( Nov 19-22 interval ). Please check back for later updates on this changing pattern.