Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fair

20°C

68°F

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed S 6 km/h
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Aug 10:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Purlear NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Purlear NC
 36.24°N 81.4°W (Elev. 732 m)
8:30 pm EDT Aug 19, 2019
11pm EDT Aug 19, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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