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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Heavy Rain

61°F

16°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed SE 8 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.79 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 23 Oct 4:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

Tornado Watch until October 23, 09:00pm
Flash Flood Watch until October 23, 08:00pm
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Tornado Watch
Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Tornado Watch until October 23, 09:00pm
    Flash Flood Watch until October 23, 08:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  High near 61. Breezy, with a south wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 49. West wind 13 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 61. Breezy, with a south wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 49. West wind 13 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
2:31 pm EDT Oct 23, 2017
5pm EDT Oct 23, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2017
 
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