Slow System Impacts Southern California and Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Over The East

A slow moving storm system will deliver heavy mountain snow and rainfall to southern California and the Desert Southwest through late week. The locally heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk, especially to burn scar locations. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley into the Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Apr 11:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Purlear NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Purlear NC
 36.24°N 81.4°W (Elev. 2402 ft)
10:01 am EDT Apr 7, 2020
11am EDT Apr 7, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 13, 2020
 
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