Heavy Rain in the Northwest; Winter Weather from the Midwest to Northeast

Heavy rain in the Pacific Northwest will will force sharp rises on the rivers flowing off the Cascades where a Flood Watch has been issued. A storm will track across the Midwest to the Northeast through this weekend bringing a wintry mix over portions of the Midwest and Northeast. South of the storm track, heavy rain will fall from the Lower Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Jan 11:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Freezing rain likely before 4am, then rain or freezing rain.  Low around 30. Southeast wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 7am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog before 2pm. High near 40. Southeast wind 13 to 18 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Freezing rain likely before 4am, then rain or freezing rain. Low around 30. Southeast wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Friday
Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 7am. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog before 2pm. High near 40. Southeast wind 13 to 18 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.87°W (Elev. 4341 ft)
10:18 am EST Jan 23, 2020
11am EST Jan 23, 2020-6pm EST Jan 29, 2020
 
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