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Severe weather possible across parts of New York state and New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon across parts of upstate New York and into northern New England. Isolated large hail and locally-damaging wind gusts will be the main threats with any storms that develop.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Watauga County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Cloudy. A chance of showers with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs around 70. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Tonight Cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then showers likely after midnight. Lows around 60. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Friday Showers in the morning...then showers with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph...becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Showers with isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Near steady temperature in the lower 60s. East winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 80 percent.
  • Saturday A chance of showers in the morning...then showers likely with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. Showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 80 percent.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Monday Through Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.