Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Thunderstorm Rain in Vicinity

70°F

21°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 27 Jun 5:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC
 36.14°N 81.72°W (Elev. 3484 ft)
5:30 pm EDT Jun 27, 2016
6pm EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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