Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast will launch March 7, 2017.
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Storm Moving Through the Upper Midwest to the Northeast

Heavy rain and the potential for strong thunderstorms along and east of the Appalachians will precede a cold front, while snow showers will fall behind the front in the Ohio Valley, Upper Midwest and Great Lake States. Rain-on-snow flooding is possible in portions of New England and New York State. Rain and high elevation snow will return to the west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 25 Feb 12:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy, with a west northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 5pm, then showers likely after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy, with a west northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 5pm, then showers likely after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
12:24 pm EST Feb 25, 2017
1pm EST Feb 25, 2017-6pm EST Mar 3, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database