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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 39. East wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers.  Patchy fog before 10am. High near 44. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 12 to 17 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: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers likely before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain showers after 11pm, mixing with snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °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 39. East wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers. Patchy fog before 10am. High near 44. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 12 to 17 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 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 46 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 chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers after 11pm, mixing with snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
10:00 pm EST Jan 22, 2017
11pm EST Jan 22, 2017-6pm EST Jan 29, 2017
 
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