Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected in the Midwest

Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the Central U.S., from Oklahoma up to the northern Great Lakes. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with the greatest amounts likely across northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe, with hail and damaging winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 26 Aug 4:20 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Jefferson NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 3 to 8 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 slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
West Jefferson NC
 36.41°N 81.47°W (Elev. 3524 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Aug 26, 2016
4pm EDT Aug 26, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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