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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.77 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 40°F (4°C)
Last update on 27 Mar 1:15 am EDT

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°N Lon: 81.42°W Elev: 3179ft.

For More Weather Information:

Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 35. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
Last Update: 12:00 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015
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