Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fair

23°C

74°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 9 km/h
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Aug 8:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Jefferson NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 3am and 5am, then isolated showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 24. West wind 5 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 3am and 5am, then isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Friday
A chance of showers before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 24. West wind 5 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Monday
A chance of showers after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
West Jefferson NC
 36.41°N 81.5°W (Elev. 946 m)
4:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2019
9pm EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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