Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jefferson - Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3056ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 19 Jul 9:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Lansing NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 6 mph.  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

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Saturday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Lansing NC
 36.53°N 81.54°W (Elev. 2854 ft)
8:31 pm EDT Jul 19, 2019
9pm EDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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