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Storm system to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding over the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the threat for heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and a few strong to severe thunderstorms into Tuesday. The main threat areas include the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S. Excessive runoff may lead to flooding of low lying areas, rivers, and streams. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Rain

41°F

5°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 24 Apr 12:25 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

Flood Watch until April 24, 08:00pm
Flood Warning until April 24, 09:00am
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Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Watch until April 24, 08:00pm
    Flood Warning until April 24, 09:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog. Low around 41. Breezy, with an east wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 53. East wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, mainly before 4am.  Low around 48. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 9 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog. Low around 41. Breezy, with an east wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 53. East wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain, mainly before 4am. Low around 48. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
11:31 pm EDT Apr 23, 2017
12am EDT Apr 24, 2017-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
 
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