Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 7:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence VA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 7 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Independence VA
 36.63°N 81.16°W (Elev. 2677 ft)
7:01 am EDT Aug 25, 2019
7am EDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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