Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 11:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newland NC

Flash Flood Watch August 14, 12:00pm until August 15, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 75. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7pm and 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Patchy fog. Low around 63. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 11am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Areas of fog before 11am. High near 74. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 75. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7pm and 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Patchy fog. Low around 63. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 11am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Areas of fog before 11am. High near 74. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Newland NC
 36.08°N 81.93°W (Elev. 3602 ft)
10:31 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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