Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Rain and Breezy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 21 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 6 May 6:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. 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 pm EDT May 6, 2016
6pm EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 13, 2016
 
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