Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Light Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 5:20 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light northwest wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light northwest wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. 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)
4:00 am EDT Jun 28, 2016
5am EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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