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Severe weather expected in portions of the Central U.S on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible in the Central U.S on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in the northern Plains which has been identified as an Enhanced Risk area. In this area, large hail and damaging winds will be the primary threats, but an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Jul 3:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 70. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely. Low around 62. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. 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 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
2:30 am EDT Jul 5, 2015
5am EDT Jul 5, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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