Historic Flooding Continues in the Midwest; Upcoming Soaking Rain for Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Historic flooding continues across parts of the central U.S. this week, despite dry weather. Meanwhile, two cold fronts digging into the Eastern half of the U.S. will draw a developing coastal low and surge of Atlantic moisture into eastern North Carolina and the Mid-Atlantic for a soaking rain. This low will track up the Northeastern seaboard Thursday/Friday for locally heavy rain and mtn snow. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fair

39°F

4°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Mar 11:00 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain between 2am and 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. West wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9am and 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain between 2am and 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 48. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9am and 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Blustery.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
9:31 am EDT Mar 20, 2019
11am EDT Mar 20, 2019-6pm EDT Mar 26, 2019
 
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