Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding are likely once again from the Southern Plains to the Midwest today. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast through the Memorial Day weekend. Above normal temperatures will lead to a heat wave across the Southeastern states into early next week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 24 May 3:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bakersville NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersville NC
 36.01°N 82.16°W (Elev. 2480 ft)
2:41 pm EDT May 24, 2019
3pm EDT May 24, 2019-6pm EDT May 31, 2019
 
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