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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 7:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 10pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers before 10pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 8 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
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
7:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
7pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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