Strong to Severe Storms in Northern Great Basin; Elevated Fire Weather Threats in the West

A low pressure system may produce strong to severe thunderstorms to portions of the northern Great Basin and northern Rockies. The primary threat will be damaging winds and hail. Strong winds from this system will produce elevated fire weather threats across the Great Basin, including potential for dry thunderstorms across portions of eastern Washington and Oregon, and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

13°C

56°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 11 km
Last update 26 Jun 1:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grandfather Mountain NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 13 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 11 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. North wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 13 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 11 km/h.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. North wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.84°W (Elev. 1351 m)
1:43 am EDT Jun 26, 2019
2am EDT Jun 26, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2019
 
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