Alleghany Inn

Easy to find, hard to leave!


Located in Sparta, just 4 miles

from the New River and 7 miles

from the Blue Ridge Parkway.


Click for more information

or to make a reservation


Discover your Journey... 


Then Help Us Protect It!


It's amazing how

469 miles can hold

thousands of memories

for millions of us! 


Are they worth preserving?


Donate today to the

Blue Ridge

Parkway Foundation

to preserve and protect



Blue Ridge




March 28, 2019

The Walker Center

Wilkes Community College

Click for tickets 

or call 336-838-6260  

5 Reasons to Bring Your

Business to Watauga County


1. Location-Location-Location!

2.  Education Focus

3. Culture of Entrepreneurship

& Creativity

4. Outstanding Quality of Life

5. Hub of Northwestern NC


Watauga County Office of

Economic Development 

Above and Beyond

Be a Sweetheart,

Feed the Hungry

Mast Store • Feb. 9-10

 Looking for your sweetheart's 

favorite candy for Valentine's

Day? When you give this

traditional gift on Feb. 14,

you also give a gift of a

nutritious meal to someone you

don't even know.  

Each pound of candy

purchased at Mast Store on

Feb. 9 & 10 will be matched 

with a $1 donation to a local 

food security partner. They can

do so much with just a dollar.

It's proof positive that anyone can

help defeat hunger.

Be a Sweetheart! 


Make Text Larger Make Text Smaller Switch Fonts Email This Page Click Here For A Printable Version
Station Sponsor

Media Sponsors
Current Conditions

Temp: 37.3°F
Printer Friendly View
Hendersonville , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6:38AM

Not Feeling Like Spring

Spring is officially here, but it’s not feeling like it yet. Today will be cloudy with a few light showers. By tonight, it will even be cold enough for a few snow flurries, especially across the higher elevations. Sunshine returns on Friday, but it will be unseasonably chilly. In fact, temperatures will continue to run significantly below-normal until we get some appreciable moderation by the second half of the weekend.


Hi: 53 Lo: 35

Cloudy; Intermittent light showers; Perhaps a flurry overnight; NW wind 5-10 mph increasing to 10-20 mph, gusting to 40 tonight

Hi: 55 Lo: 34

Some early clouds, then mostly sunny; Brisk with NW wind 10-20 mph gusting to 35

Hi: 56 Lo: 31

Sunny but still cool; NW wind 5-15 mph becoming calm Saturday night

Hi: 62 Lo: 43

Partly sunny; Becoming mostly cloudy; A bit milder

Hi: 61 Lo: 45

Cloudy with rain likely

Further Out

Tuesday - Perhaps some leftover early rain; Clearing & cooler; High in the lower 50s; Low in the lower 30s
Wednesday - Mostly sunny but cool; High in the lower 50s; Low in the lower 30s

Forecast Discussion

On the weather map, low-pressure is developing over northeastern North Carolina this morning and will lift northward along the Eastern Seaboard while deepening significantly. This will bring a big shot of rain and inland snow to the East Coast today into Friday. Locally for us, skies will be cloudy today with a couple light showers, although we’re not expecting much rainfall.

Behind the developing storm system, a strengthening northwesterly wind flow will bring colder air into the mountains tonight. It will even be cold enough for snow showers across the higher elevations. Don’t even be surprised if you see a few flurries across the French Broad Valley overnight. As a novelty item, a few inches of snow may accumulate in the high Smokies.

High pressure will regain control of our weather, and the air mass will finally moderate for the second half of next weekend and into early next week. Skies will remain generally clear from Friday through Saturday, before clouds return on Sunday.

The next frontal system will bring our next shot at rainfall on Monday into early Tuesday. Temperatures will again trend toward the chilly side after this next system moves through the Southeast.


Using information from RaysWeather.Com

First, all data and forecasts on RaysWeather.Com are the intellectual property of, Inc. Here is our usage policy regarding rebroadcast or redistribution of any information from our site...

"The reader is not permitted to reproduce, retransmit, redistribute any weather data, forecasts, analysis, image, or any other product from this site to any other person or entity, in any format by any means. All information, data, and images contained on any page of this site are copyrighted by RaysWeather.Com, Inc. (unless otherwise noted) and is the property of RaysWeather.Com, Inc. Information, data, and images from this site may not be archived or stored for future use. Exceptions to this condition of use may only be made by express, written permission of RaysWeather.Com." See our Terms and Conditions page.

In short, if you do not have a written agreement with us to do so, you do not have permission to republish any information found on this site. If you work for a media entity (TV, radio, website, newspaper, etc.) and wish to republish information from this site, please contact us at or call our offices at 828.264.2030.