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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed W 8 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 18 Jan 3:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 41. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers.  High near 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Thursday Night
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 41. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers. High near 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 42. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. 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)
1:00 pm EST Jan 18, 2017
4pm EST Jan 18, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017
 
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