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A Major Severe Weather Outbreak is Forecast Today and/or Tonight

A severe thunderstorm and tornado outbreak is expected today across north Florida and south Georgia, with the significant severe threat also expected to extend southward into central Florida and northeastward into South Carolina this evening. A few long-track, strong tornadoes will be possible. In the west, more heavy rain and mountain snow will occur into the early part of this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Thunderstorm Rain in Vicinity

46°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 10 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.36 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 22 Jan 11:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Patchy fog. Low around 40. East wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers.  Patchy fog before 10am. High near 45. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain showers after 10pm, mixing with snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly between 9am and 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers. Patchy fog. Low around 40. East wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers. Patchy fog before 10am. High near 45. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain showers likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers after 10pm, mixing with snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly between 9am and 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
10:00 pm EST Jan 22, 2017
11pm EST Jan 22, 2017-6pm EST Jan 29, 2017
 
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