Widespread, Significant Severe Storms; Blistering Heat; Persistent Monsoon and Fire Weather Threats

A swath of severe weather is forecast from the Middle South to the Great Lakes. Very large hail, significant damaging winds, and tornadoes will be possible; especially; from northwestern Tennessee to southwestern Ohio. The south-central U.S. remains excessively hot, with Heat Indices over 110 degrees. Monsoon moisture continues threats of local flash floods, and dry thunderstorms in the west. 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 67%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am.  Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light west northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am. Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.11°N 81.67°W (Elev. 2552 ft)
1:28 pm EDT Jul 20, 2018
2pm EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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