Crushing Heat, Ongoing Monsoon, Fire Weather threats, and Severe Storms

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat continues for some western areas. Monsoon flash flood threats in the southwest, with dry thunderstorm fire weather threats farther north are ongoing. A front in the Upper Midwest may produce severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jul 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers, mainly before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers, mainly before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.1°N 81.87°W (Elev. 4341 ft)
9:55 am EDT Jul 19, 2018
12pm EDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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