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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jun 5:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Whitetop VA

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Whitetop VA
 36.62°N 81.61°W (Elev. 3901 ft)
4:30 am EDT Jun 30, 2015
7am EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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