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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 5 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 22 Jan 1:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Boone NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 41. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 37 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 9pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 41. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 37 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 9pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Boone NC
 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
10:31 am EST Jan 22, 2018
2pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 28, 2018
 
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