Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

65°F

18°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 6:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grandfather Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers after 3pm.  High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Rain before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers after 3pm. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 9am. Sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.84°W (Elev. 4432 ft)
2:46 pm EDT Sep 18, 2021
7pm EDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2021
 
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