Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 28 May 7:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Whitetop VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Isolated showers after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 7 to 9 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
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Whitetop VA
 36.62°N 81.61°W (Elev. 3901 ft)
8:00 am EDT May 28, 2016
8am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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