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Developing storm will spread rain across eastern U.S.; thunderstorms in the Southeast

A storm system developing in the South will move up the Mississippi River Valley on Sunday bringing rainfall to much of the eastern U.S., along with thunderstorms in the southeastern states. Some of the thunderstorms in the Southeast could produce large hail, damaging wind and heavy rain.
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Current Conditions

Watauga County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly clear this evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Not as cool with lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds...becoming south around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Sunday Rain. Highs around 50. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph...increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Sunday Night Rain. Breezy and not as cool with lows in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph...becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 50 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Monday Partly sunny. A chance of rain in the morning...then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Not as cool with highs around 60. Temperature falling into the lower 50s in the afternoon. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Much cooler with lows in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Much cooler with highs in the mid 40s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning... Then partly sunny with a chance of snow and rain in the afternoon. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. A chance of snow in the evening. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of snow 40 percent.
  • Thanksgiving Day Through Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows in the mid 20s.