Historic Flooding Continues in the Midwest; Upcoming Soaking Rain for Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Historic flooding continues across parts of the central U.S. this week, despite dry weather. Meanwhile, two cold fronts digging into the Eastern half of the U.S. will draw a developing coastal low and surge of Atlantic moisture into eastern North Carolina and the Mid-Atlantic for a soaking rain. This low will track up the Northeastern seaboard Thursday/Friday for locally heavy rain and mtn snow. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Mar 3:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grandfather Mountain NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 23. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Blustery.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 23. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Blustery.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.84°W (Elev. 4432 ft)
1:05 am EDT Mar 20, 2019
3am EDT Mar 20, 2019-6pm EDT Mar 26, 2019
 
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