Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

37°F

3°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jan 3:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Boone NCSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 3pm, then rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before 1am, then showers after 1am.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain showers before 9am, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 3pm, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of rain before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain before 1am, then showers after 1am. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of rain showers before 9am, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Blustery.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
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 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
3:01 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
3pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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