Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West; Strong Cold Front Moves Over the Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions across a broad portion of the western U.S. and into the Plains. Elsewhere, a strong cold front will push across the central U.S. Showers and thunderstorms will be common ahead of the front, with a dramatic drop in temperatures and a return to below normal readings in its wake. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

63°F

17°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Sep 7:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Widespread fog, mainly after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Widespread fog before 4pm, then patchy fog after 5pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Fog then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Patchy fog before 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers. Widespread fog, mainly after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Widespread fog before 4pm, then patchy fog after 5pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Patchy fog before 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.11°N 81.67°W (Elev. 2552 ft)
7:18 pm EDT Sep 27, 2020
7pm EDT Sep 27, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 4, 2020
 
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