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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
5:42 pm EDT Aug 17, 2017
6pm EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2017
 
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