Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East and Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina and Central Plains later today. More thunderstorms are forecast in the middle Mississippi Valley region on Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

53°F

12°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 22 Oct 9:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.87°W (Elev. 4341 ft)
6:29 am EDT Oct 22, 2021
9am EDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm EDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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