Severe Storms in Upper Midwest and Across the East; Record Breaking Heat Continues

Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

18°C

64°F

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 9 km/h
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 May 1:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Globe NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 8 to 13 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 32.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 30 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 10 to 16 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 8 to 13 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Globe NC
 36.02°N 81.71°W (Elev. 551 m)
1:09 am EDT May 19, 2022
1am EDT May 19, 2022-6pm EDT May 25, 2022
 
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