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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 5:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Zionville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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 54.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Zionville NC
 36.34°N 81.7°W (Elev. 4003 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
5pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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