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Severe weather threat continues Saturday from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast

The severe weather threat will continue on Saturday from portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Gulf Coast and southeastern states. The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting supercells with very large hail, damaging winds and strong tornadoes. Those in these regions need to remain weather-aware throughout the day Saturday.
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Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 25 Apr 6:55 am EDT

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°N Lon: 81.42°W Elev: 3179ft.

For More Weather Information:

Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Rain
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 54. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 5 Miles SSW Sparta NC
 36.43°N 81.16°W (Elev. 3652 ft)
Last Update: 5:30 am EDT Apr 25, 2015
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Apr 25, 2015-6pm EDT May 1, 2015
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