Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Drizzle

38°F

3°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 19 Jan 1:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Grandfather Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain likely before 3pm, then showers, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 3pm. High near 43. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 24. Blustery, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest 19 to 24 mph. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely before 9am, then a chance of snow showers between 9am and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 15 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then isolated flurries between 10pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy then
    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 7 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and snow likely before 11am, then rain likely between 11am and 2pm, then rain showers likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain likely before 3pm, then showers, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before 3pm. High near 43. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 24. Blustery, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest 19 to 24 mph. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely before 9am, then a chance of snow showers between 9am and 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 15 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -6. Windy, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then isolated flurries between 10pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Rain and snow likely before 11am, then rain likely between 11am and 2pm, then rain showers likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers likely before 2am, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.84°W (Elev. 4432 ft)
12:53 pm EST Jan 19, 2019
1pm EST Jan 19, 2019-6pm EST Jan 25, 2019
 
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