Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 9:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  High near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then showers likely.  Low around 62. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely.  Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely.  Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. High near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then showers likely. Low around 62. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely. Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely. Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Jul 20, 2018
9pm EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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