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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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 4:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Jefferson NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
West Jefferson NC
 36.41°N 81.47°W (Elev. 3524 ft)
4:00 pm EDT May 26, 2016
4pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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