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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 4:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grandfather Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 39.

    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Grandfather Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.84°W (Elev. 4432 ft)
3:27 am EDT Sep 25, 2022
4am EDT Sep 25, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 1, 2022
 
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