A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 24 May 6:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly between 7pm and 11pm.  Patchy fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 2am, then showers likely after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  High near 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 58. South southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly between 7pm and 11pm. Patchy fog after 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 2am, then showers likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. High near 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 58. South southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.87°W (Elev. 4341 ft)
2:31 pm EDT May 24, 2022
6pm EDT May 24, 2022-6pm EDT May 31, 2022
 
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