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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fog/Mist

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 5 Sep 3:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Jefferson NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Areas of dense fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Areas of dense fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Labor Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
West Jefferson NC
 36.41°N 81.47°W (Elev. 3524 ft)
2:31 am EDT Sep 5, 2015
3am EDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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