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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 20 Jan 10:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 11am, then showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 46. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 53. Southeast wind around 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain before 2am, then showers between 2am and 5am, then rain after 5am.  Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain before 8am, then showers, mainly after 8am.  High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 8pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 11am, then showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 46. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 53. Southeast wind around 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain before 2am, then showers between 2am and 5am, then rain after 5am. Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain before 8am, then showers, mainly after 8am. High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.87°W (Elev. 4341 ft)
10:01 am EST Jan 20, 2017
10am EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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