Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 9 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 30 Mar 6:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NE Whitetop VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 4am, then rain and snow showers likely.  Low around 33. East wind around 18 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 4am, then rain and snow showers likely. Low around 33. East wind around 18 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NE Whitetop VA
 36.66°N 81.55°W (Elev. 5384 ft)
7:01 am EDT Mar 30, 2020
7am EDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 5, 2020
 
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