An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Jul 1:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bakersville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of rain, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersville NC
 36.01°N 82.16°W (Elev. 2480 ft)
1:16 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
2pm EDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2018
 
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