Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.29 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 11:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Grassy Ridge Bald NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Grassy Ridge Bald NC
 36.1°N 82.12°W (Elev. 5125 ft)
9:56 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
11pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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