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Severe weather possible in the south-central states and Southeast on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather on Sunday from southeast Oklahoma and eastern Texas to the Southeast states. The area of greatest concern is in eastern Texas, southeast Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi and portions of Louisiana. In these areas, very large hail, damaging winds and even an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Rain

57°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 8 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update on 19 Apr 10:15 am EDT

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°N Lon: 81.42°W Elev: 3179ft.

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Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

West Jefferson NC

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 58. Breezy, with a southeast wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Rain, mainly before 11pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 56. Southeast wind 12 to 17 mph becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: West Jefferson NC
 36.41°N 81.47°W (Elev. 3524 ft)
Last Update: 9:30 am EDT Apr 19, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11am EDT Apr 19, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2015
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