Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 2:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Light west wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Light west wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
2:30 am EDT May 24, 2016
3am EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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