Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 5:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
4:00 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
5am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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