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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2° N Lon: 81.65° W Elev: 3146 ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 16%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 22 Mar 6:35 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

Tonight
Clear. Much cooler with lows in the mid 20s. Northeast winds around 10 mph this evening...becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light and variable winds...becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Sunday
Showers likely. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely...mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday And Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the upper 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.



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401 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017
 
 

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