Critical Fire Weather Conditions For Parts of the West & Plains; Strong Cold Front Over Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will continue to bring critical fire weather conditions to portions of the Plains and Western U.S. Meanwhile, a cold front will gradually advance eastward over the central and eastern states. Showers and thunderstorms - some locally heavy - are likely ahead of the front. Much cooler and below normal temperatures are expected behind the front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Heavy Rain

63°F

17°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 29 Sep 3:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bakersville NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely before 9am, then occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then occasional showers after 11am.  Patchy fog between noon and 1pm. High near 60. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west northwest.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely before 9am, then occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then occasional showers after 11am. Patchy fog between noon and 1pm. High near 60. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west northwest.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Calm wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersville NC
 36.01°N 82.16°W (Elev. 2480 ft)
3:43 am EDT Sep 29, 2020
4am EDT Sep 29, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2020
 
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