Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood and Heat Threats Lead up to Independence Day

Severe thunderstorms capable of mainly large hail and severe wind gusts are possible late this afternoon and into tonight over eastern Montana and parts of the western Dakotas. Excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding today over northern New Jersey, southern New York and western Connecticut. Heat Advisories have been issued today for the Twin Cities of Minnesota and the Artlatex region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

77°F

25°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 3 Jul 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light west northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.87°W (Elev. 4341 ft)
10:45 am EDT Jul 3, 2020
12pm EDT Jul 3, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 9, 2020
 
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