Showers and Thunderstorms; Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce elevated fire weather threats. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

7°C

44°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed N 22 G 41 km/h
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 2°C (35°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill3°C (37°F)
Last update 7 May 11:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bakersville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 26 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 14 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain between 10pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Light south southeast wind becoming south southwest 11 to 16 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely before 8am, then showers likely between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 26 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain between 10pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Calm wind.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Light south southeast wind becoming south southwest 11 to 16 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Rain likely before 8am, then showers likely between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersville NC
 36.01°N 82.16°W (Elev. 756 m)
10:50 am EDT May 7, 2021
12pm EDT May 7, 2021-6pm EDT May 13, 2021
 
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