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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 5:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
4:01 am EDT Aug 19, 2017
5am EDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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