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Severe Thunderstorms for the Midwest, Monsoon in the Southwest, Heat Continues in Southern and Central U.S on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday in portions of the Midwest. Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures continue in the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heat Advisories are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fog/Mist

65°F

18°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 8:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Purlear NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers likely between 8am and 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers likely between 8am and 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Purlear NC
 36.24°N 81.4°W (Elev. 2402 ft)
7:31 am EDT Jul 27, 2017
8am EDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2017
 
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