Juicy Pacific Storms; Cold and Wintry Weather Pattern in the Upper Midwest

Very wet storms will impact California and some surrounding states over the next several days. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding, and mud and debris flows on burn scars. Heavy snow will impact the western mountains, with blizzards in the California mountains. Meanwhile, a series of storms will bring snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold, especially, later this weekend, to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 18 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 16 Jan 6:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Bakersville NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy freezing fog after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy freezing fog before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers before 3am, then rain and snow showers. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Patchy freezing fog after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Patchy freezing fog before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain showers before 3am, then rain and snow showers. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersville NC
 36.01°N 82.16°W (Elev. 2480 ft)
6:23 am EST Jan 16, 2019
7am EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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