Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 28 Feb 2:50 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

Wind Advisory February 28, 01:00pm until February 29, 01:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 56. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 10pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 56. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.
Friday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
11:30 pm EST Feb 27, 2024
3am EST Feb 28, 2024-6pm EST Mar 5, 2024
 
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