Heavy to Excessive Rain for Southeast and Mid-Atlantic into this Weekend; High Winds in the Pacific Northwest Friday

Another southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rainfall with a risk for severe thunderstorms from the central Gulf Coast to the Southeast Friday. This heavy rainfall will then spread across the Mid-Atlantic region late Friday into the Weekend. A strong cold front moving into the Pacific Northwest will bring strong, possibly damaging winds to the coast Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Heavy Rain

35°F

2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 14 Dec 7:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

Flood Watch until December 15, 06:00pm
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until December 15, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Rain before 9am, then showers between 9am and 3pm, then rain after 3pm.  Patchy fog. High near 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Patchy fog. Low around 43. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely before 7am, then a chance of showers after 7am.  Areas of fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Areas Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers likely before 5am, then rain and snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain before 9am, then showers between 9am and 3pm, then rain after 3pm. Patchy fog. High near 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers. Patchy fog. Low around 43. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely before 7am, then a chance of showers after 7am. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain showers likely before 5am, then rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
6:31 am EST Dec 14, 2018
7am EST Dec 14, 2018-6pm EST Dec 20, 2018
 
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