Dangerously Excessive Heat and Humidity Continues from the Midwest and Eastward

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through Saturday from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. In addition, strong to severe storms will bring potential for damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain on Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bakersville NC

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersville NC
 36.01°N 82.16°W (Elev. 2480 ft)
6:45 am EDT Jul 20, 2019
7am EDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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