Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Partly Cloudy

24°C

76°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed N 6 km/h
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index25°C (77°F)
Last update 19 Jul 9:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Jefferson, Ashe County Airport NC
 36.43°N 81.44°W (Elev. 915 m)
8:31 pm EDT Jul 19, 2019
9pm EDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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