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Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.

Partly Cloudy

44°F

7°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 5:35 am EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Light southwest wind.
Monday
Scattered showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Whitetop VA
 36.62°N 81.61°W (Elev. 3901 ft)
4:00 am EDT May 3, 2015
6am EDT May 3, 2015-6pm EDT May 9, 2015
 
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