Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Aug 5:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 5am, then showers likely after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 5am, then showers likely after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
3:05 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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