Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 5:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light west wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light west wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.49°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2989 ft)
5:01 am EDT Aug 15, 2018
5am EDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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