032816 Forecast

My Forecast For Today ( March 28 )

Remainder Of This Afternoon

Partly to mostly sunny.  Gusty.  WNW-NW winds 5-15 mph, with higher gusts.  Temperatures varying from lower 40s at highest elevations in the High Knob Massif to the middle to upper 50s ( upper 40s to lower 50s in Norton-Wise ).

Tonight Into Tuesday Morning

Partly-mostly clear during early evening then increasing clouds, especially along and north of the High Knob Massif and Tennessee Valley Divide.  Chance of a lower elevation light rain shower-sprinkle & a upper elevation snow flurry.  NW to NNW winds 5 to 15 mph, with higher gusts, on upper elevation mountain ridges.  Temperatures dropping into the 30s to around 40 degrees ( around 30 degrees at summit of High Knob Massif and in any valleys that can remain clear into the overnight ).  Wind chills in the upper 10s and 20s along highest mountain ridges.

Mid-Morning Tuesday Through The Afternoon

Decreasing clouds.  Beautiful blue skies into the afternoon.  Seasonably cool.  NNW to NNE winds 5-10 mph, with higher gusts.  Temperatures varying from the 40s upper elevations to the 50s to lower 60s ( 55-60 degrees in Norton-Wise ).

Tuesday Night Into Wednesday Morning

Mostly clear ( some high clouds possible ).  Large vertical temperature spread developing between colder valleys and milder mountain ridges.  SSE-SSW winds increasing into the overnight to 10-20 mph, with higher gusts, on exposed mid-upper elevation mountain ridges.  Temps varying from frosty 20s to lower 30s in colder valleys ( with calm winds ) to the 40s on the milder, exposed mountain ridges.