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Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Mostly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 20 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 8 May 9:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Jefferson NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers before 11am.  Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Light south wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 65. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers before 11am. Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Light south wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 65. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
West Jefferson NC
 36.41°N 81.5°W (Elev. 3104 ft)
7:30 am EDT May 8, 2021
9am EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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