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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Whitetop VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Whitetop VA
 36.62°N 81.61°W (Elev. 3901 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
4pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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