Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fog/Mist

53°F

12°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 3 May 2:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
2:00 am EDT May 3, 2016
3am EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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