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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 10:55 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

2 Miles ESE Crumpler NC

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 58. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers, mainly before 2am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 54. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles ESE Crumpler NC
 36.47°N 81.35°W (Elev. 2598 ft)
Last Update: 9:30 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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