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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding from Gulf Coast to Southern Mid-Atlantic

A slow moving front will provide the focus for locally heavy rain from the Gulf Coast and Southeast states to the southern Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday. Localized flash flooding will be possible with the heavier thunderstorms. Also, some of these thunderstorms could produce damaging wind gusts in parts of the Southeast on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Light Drizzle

57°F

14°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 23 May 8:20 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers before 9am, then rain after 9am.  Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 58. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely before 8pm, then showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers likely.  High near 60. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 58. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers before 9am, then rain after 9am. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 58. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain likely before 8pm, then showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers likely. High near 60. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 58. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. 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)
7:31 am EDT May 23, 2017
8am EDT May 23, 2017-6pm EDT May 29, 2017
 
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