It’ll be a cold and windy weekend to close out the pre-Thanksgiving portion of November.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the High Country from 4pm Saturday until noon on Sunday. Southwest winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph are forecast for late this afternoon and evening. They’ll shift to the west to northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph overnight into Sunday morning.
The strongest winds will occur between midnight and 8am tonight into Sunday morning.
The other weather story will be the possibility of snow, mostly snow showers and flurries on Sunday. Starting as rain before changing over, some portions of the High Country could see a dusting in the higher ridges, NWS said in a Saturday morning update. Rain/snow showers are expected to taper off on Sunday night.
Forecast lows in the mid 30s Saturday night before dropping into the low 20s on Sunday night. Forecast high for Saturday is mid 50s and only reaching the 30s for Sunday. Next week temperatures rebound into the 40s for Monday and 50s for Tuesday.