Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Partly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 5:05 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Purlear NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 4am.  Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 4am. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Purlear NC
 36.24°N 81.4°W (Elev. 2402 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
5pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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