Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 6:40 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 6 mph becoming east 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
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South 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
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South 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.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
4:00 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
7am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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