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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.

Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 5:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light west wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °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 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light west wind.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
4:47 am EDT Aug 17, 2017
5am EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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