Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jul 6:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Whitetop VA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light in the afternoon.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Whitetop VA
 36.58°N 81.67°W (Elev. 4649 ft)
4:30 am EDT Jul 19, 2019
6am EDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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