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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

2 Miles W Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 11am, then showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 46. South wind 5 to 8 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.  High near 54. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am, then rain after 1am.  Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain before 9am, then showers, mainly after 9am.  High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 7 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. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 11am, then showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 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 thunderstorms, mainly before 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 46. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 54. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am, then rain after 1am. Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain before 9am, then showers, mainly after 9am. High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3921 ft)
10:01 am EST Jan 20, 2017
10am EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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