Threat For Severe Thunderstorms For The Mid Atlantic And Northeast; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

Showers and thunderstorms will impact the Mid Atlantic and Northeast U.S. on Tuesday. Some of the storms could produce damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rainfall. Localized flooding will be possible. The major I-95 cities from Washington D.C. to New York could be impacted. Major Hurricane Lane will turn northwest and could impact the Hawaiian Islands late week and into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fog

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 20 Aug 11:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

Flash Flood Watch until August 21, 06:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 21, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am. High near 75. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 75. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
11:00 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
12am EDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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