National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

A Wintry Mix of Precipiatation Will Cross the Great Lakes Thursday

Light to moderate precipitation will spread from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to the northeast and mid-Atlantic states Thursday and Friday. The unusually warm temperatures over the Great Plains will come to an end. The southwest and four corners states will become increasingly wet Thursday and Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Watauga County

Zone Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly clear this evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Light and variable winds.
  • Thursday Partly sunny in the morning...then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Thursday Night Rain and snow showers likely in the evening... Then snow showers likely after midnight. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. Windy with lows in the mid 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph...becoming northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 10 above.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely in the morning... Then mostly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Little or no additional snow accumulation. Windy and cooler with highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph...decreasing to 45 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 4 above.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear and blustery. Cold with lows around 18. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph... Diminishing to 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Wind chill values as low as 6 above.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs around 40. Wind chill values as low as 5 above in the morning.
  • Saturday Night Cloudy. Not as cool with lows around 30.
  • Sunday Rain and snow likely in the morning...then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
  • Sunday Night Rain and snow likely. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Monday Snow likely in the morning...then snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the evening. Cold with lows around 20. Chance of snow 60 percent. Wind chill values as low as 10 above.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s. Wind chill values as low as 5 above in the morning.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Cold with lows in the lower 20s.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny. A chance of snow in the morning...then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.