Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 6:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain or drizzle.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain or drizzle. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Sep 22, 2018
6pm EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 29, 2018
 
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