Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Boone NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Low around 62. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Low around 62. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Boone NC
 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
7am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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