The Heat is Expanding; Heavy Rainfall Across the Upper Midwest and Gulf Coast; Snow for the Northern Rockies

A dynamic pattern across the country with accumulating heavy wet snow expected across the northern Rockies late this weekend. Meanwhile, deep tropical moisture is expected to move ashore across the Gulf Coast States with the threat of heavy rainfall. This threat extends into the upper Midwest where flash flooding will be possible. In addition, a heat wave is building from the Plains into Northeast Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jun 1:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 78 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 62 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Light south southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 73 °F

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 60 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    High: 74 °F

    Partly Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Low: 57 °F

    Mostly Cloudy

  • Juneteenth

    Juneteenth: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    High: 74 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Low: 56 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    High: 76 °F

    Sunny

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Light south southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Juneteenth
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
1:39 pm EDT Jun 16, 2024
2pm EDT Jun 16, 2024-6pm EDT Jun 22, 2024
 
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