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Heavy rain and higher elevation snow continue for the Northwest, fire danger continues in Southern California

A series of Pacific storms will bring strong winds, heavy rain, and mountain snow to the Pacific Northwest and northern Rockies through Sunday. Heavy rainfall and flooding is possible from the Mississippi Valley to the Deep South and Southeast U.S. this weekend and into early next week. Dry winds will prolong the fire weather threat for Southern California for several days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Oct 5:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 47. South wind 11 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 47. South wind 11 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC
 36.14°N 81.72°W (Elev. 3484 ft)
5:01 pm EDT Oct 22, 2017
6pm EDT Oct 22, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 29, 2017
 
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