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Severe Weather and Flooding Possible Saturday in the Mid-Mississippi & Lower Ohio River Valleys

A potent spring storm system with abundant moisture will bring a chance of significant severe weather and heavy rain across parts of the southern & central Plains to the lower Ohio & Tennessee Valleys on Saturday. Strong tornadoes, extremely large hail, and widespread damaging winds are possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 8:19 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. 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 before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.87°W (Elev. 4341 ft)
7:41 pm EDT May 26, 2017
8pm EDT May 26, 2017-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2017
 
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