Sparta, NC (28675)

9:43 PM EDT on May 27, 2017 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 2900 ft 36.50 °N, 81.12 °W | Updated 28 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
60.3 °F
Feels Like 60.3 °F
N
5.0
Wind Variable Wind from WNW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2800 ft
Overcast 4900 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:09 AM 8:34 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KGEV 280130Z AUTO 32006G24KT 3SM +RA SCT015 BKN028 OVC049 17/14 A3006 RMK AO2 P0016 T01650144
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2800 ft
Overcast 4900 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:09 AM 8:34 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KGEV 280130Z AUTO 32006G24KT 3SM +RA SCT015 BKN028 OVC049 17/14 A3006 RMK AO2 P0016 T01650144

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 9:24 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 282 remains in effect until 200 am EDT
for the following locations


NC
. North Carolina counties included are

Alexander Alleghany Ashe
Avery Buncombe Burke
Cabarrus Caldwell Catawba
Cherokee Clay Cleveland
Davidson Davie Forsyth
Gaston Graham Haywood
Henderson Iredell Jackson
Lincoln McDowell Macon
Madison Mecklenburg Mitchell
Polk Rowan Rutherford
Stokes Surry Swain
Transylvania Watauga Wilkes
Yadkin Yancey




Special Statement
Issued: 9:41 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southwestern
Alleghany... southwestern Surry... eastern Wilkes... east central Ashe
and western Yadkin counties in northwestern North Carolina...

At 939 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Laurel Springs,
moving southeast at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
North Wilkesboro...
Elkin...
Jonesville...
Boonville...
and Ronda.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3639 8144 3653 8128 3632 8081 3626 8056
      3605 8080 3605 8100
time... Mot... loc 0139z 296deg 20kt 3642 8125


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846 PM EDT Sat may 27 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southwestern
Alleghany... northwestern Wilkes... northeastern Watauga... Ashe
counties in northwestern North Carolina and southwestern Grayson
counties in southwestern Virginia...

At 845 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Flatwood,
moving southeast at 20 mph.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and half inch hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Jefferson...
West Jefferson...
Lansing...
Glendale Springs...
and Deep Gap.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3645 8172 3647 8170 3651 8170 3652 8171
      3653 8171 3656 8169 3657 8168 3668 8149
      3634 8110 3613 8148
time... Mot... loc 0045z 322deg 17kt 3652 8161


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