Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fog/Mist

65°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW McGrady NC

Flash Flood Watch until August 16, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 16, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog between 9am and 10am. High near 68. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog between 9am and 10am. High near 68. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW McGrady NC
 36.37°N 81.28°W (Elev. 3136 ft)
7:31 am EDT Aug 15, 2020
7am EDT Aug 15, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2020
 
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