Snow & Ice for the Southern Rockies & Plains; Hurricane Zeta Heading Toward the Northern Gulf Coast

Heavy snow will continue over the southern Rockies and High Plains Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Meanwhile, significant icing is expected from the southern Texas Panhandle across central Oklahoma. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Critical fire weather will continue out West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

54°F

12°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 27 Oct 12:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Grandfather Mountain NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and noon, then showers after noon.  High near 60. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and noon, then showers after noon. High near 60. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.08°N 81.84°W (Elev. 3907 ft)
10:26 pm EDT Oct 26, 2020
12am EDT Oct 27, 2020-6pm EST Nov 1, 2020
 
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