Strong Cold Front Dives into the Deep South; Significant Fire Weather Threats Continue in California

A strong cold front and tropical moisture will move into the Southern states Thursday and Friday. Snow will be possible in the South High Plains, with heavy rain and potential for flash flooding ahead of the front. The southern states may experience freezing temperatures after the storm. Meanwhile, Critical to Extreme fire weather threats remain in California due to persistent strong winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Oct 9:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Newland NC

Frost Advisory October 24, 12:00am until October 24, 09:00am
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Frost Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of frost after 3am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 35. Light and variable wind.

    Clear then
    Areas Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 40. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of frost after 3am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 35. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
Areas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 40. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Newland NC
 36.09°N 81.95°W (Elev. 3914 ft)
8:09 pm EDT Oct 23, 2019
10pm EDT Oct 23, 2019-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2019
 
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