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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.36 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 1:00 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 23. East wind around 6 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 23. East wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. 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)
1:01 am EDT Mar 23, 2017
1am EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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