Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Heavy Drizzle

56°F

13°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 23 May 11:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Kings Creek NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 2am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog. Low around 60. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Light north northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light east southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light east wind.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely before 11am, then rain likely between 11am and noon, then showers likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, mainly before 2am. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog. Low around 60. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Light north northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light east southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light east wind.
Thursday
Showers likely before 11am, then rain likely between 11am and noon, then showers likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Kings Creek NC
 36.04°N 81.43°W (Elev. 1289 ft)
8:55 pm EDT May 23, 2022
11pm EDT May 23, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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