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 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 16 Jan 2:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Crossnore NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow and sleet before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and sleet between 11am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely before 7pm, then showers, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow and sleet before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and sleet between 11am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 7pm, then showers, mainly after 7pm. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain showers likely before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of snow showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Blustery.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Crossnore NC
 36.02°N 81.93°W (Elev. 3501 ft)
10:39 pm EST Jan 15, 2019
2am EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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