Heavy Snow Moving into the Great Lakes; Locally Heavy Rain with Mountain Snow Out West

A quick-moving weather system will continue to produce locally heavy snow across the Great Lakes today. Meanwhile, a series of storm systems will keep the West wet through this weekend, with several rounds of rainfall and widespread heavy snowfall across the terrain from the Cascades and Sierra to the central Rockies. Back East, freezing rain will develop across the Appalachians tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.42 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Dec 8:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Grandfather Mountain NC

Winter Weather Advisory December 12, 09:00pm until December 13, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 2am, then freezing rain between 2am and 4am, then rain after 4am.  Patchy fog after 4am. Temperature falling to near 24 by 10pm, then rising to around 34 during the remainder of the night. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  Areas of fog. High near 42. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Areas of fog before 8pm. Low around 39. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 10am, then a chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. West northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, mainly after 9pm.  Low around 40. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 2am, then freezing rain between 2am and 4am, then rain after 4am. Patchy fog after 4am. Temperature falling to near 24 by 10pm, then rising to around 34 during the remainder of the night. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Friday
Rain. Areas of fog. High near 42. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Areas of fog before 8pm. Low around 39. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 10am, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. West northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
Rain, mainly after 9pm. Low around 40. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain before 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow. High near 46. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.08°N 81.84°W (Elev. 3907 ft)
7:28 pm EST Dec 12, 2019
8pm EST Dec 12, 2019-6pm EST Dec 19, 2019
 
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