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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

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Patchy fog. Low around 37. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 10am. High near 42. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 19 to 24 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers likely before 11pm, then rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a northwest wind 29 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Windy, with a west northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 3am, then a chance of snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers. Patchy fog. Low around 37. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Patchy fog before 10am. High near 42. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 19 to 24 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Rain showers likely before 11pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a northwest wind 29 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Windy, with a west northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 14 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 3am, then a chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
10:00 pm EST Jan 22, 2017
11pm EST Jan 22, 2017-6pm EST Jan 29, 2017
 
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