Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, And Flash Flooding Likely Over The Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes will be likely this afternoon into tonight over portions of the Plains to the Midwest. Heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding, some locally significant from Kansas to Missouri. Across the eastern U.S., much above normal temperatures can be expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Mostly Cloudy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.39 in
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Sep 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grandfather Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. South southwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 21.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. South southwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.84°W (Elev. 1351 m)
1:15 pm EDT Sep 21, 2019
1pm EDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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