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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Light Snow

35°F

2°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.75 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill 30°F (-1°C)
Last update on 27 Mar 9:15 am EDT

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°N Lon: 81.42°W Elev: 3179ft.

For More Weather Information:

Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

Sparta NC

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 9pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
Last Update: 7:00 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015
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