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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Apr 2:25 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
2:02 pm EDT Apr 27, 2017
2pm EDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm EDT May 3, 2017
 
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