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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 13 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Aug 12:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 9 mph.  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: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
12:00 am EDT Aug 5, 2015
12am EDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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