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Storm system to bring potential for heavy rainfall, flooding, and severe thunderstorms

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the threat for heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms Sunday into Monday. The main threat areas include the Mid South, Southeast U.S, and the southern Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

48°F

9°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Apr 3:37 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

Flood Watch until April 24, 08:00pm
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until April 24, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Mon

    Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Patchy fog. Low around 45. South southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog before 5pm. High near 47. East southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Patchy fog between 10pm and 2am. Low around 41. East wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. East northeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of rain, mainly between midnight and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Patchy fog. Low around 45. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog before 5pm. High near 47. East southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers. Patchy fog between 10pm and 2am. Low around 41. East wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 51. East northeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of rain, mainly between midnight and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
2:01 am EDT Apr 23, 2017
3am EDT Apr 23, 2017-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
 
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