Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Partly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 9:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta NC
 36.51°N 81.12°W (Elev. 2982 ft)
7:31 pm EDT Aug 18, 2018
9pm EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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