Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Oct 6:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

Frost Advisory October 18, 02:00am until October 18, 09:00am
Click here for hazard details and duration
Frost Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 34. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Patchy Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 34. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Patchy frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
6:27 pm EDT Oct 17, 2017
7pm EDT Oct 17, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 24, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database