Bitter Cold Wind Chills Follow Departing Northeast Storm; Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West

Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great Lakes into Monday. Bitter cold and gusty winds behind the departing storm are resulting in dangerous wind chill temperatures for much of the Northeast corner of the U.S. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact portions of Utah and Wyoming with high winds in the southwest Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 21 Jan 1:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 34. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow before 1am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 1am and 2am, then a chance of sleet after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain, mainly after 10am.  High near 44. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain before 7pm, then showers, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow before 1am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 1am and 2am, then a chance of sleet after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 44. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Rain before 7pm, then showers, mainly after 7pm. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.11°N 81.67°W (Elev. 2552 ft)
12:09 pm EST Jan 21, 2019
1pm EST Jan 21, 2019-6pm EST Jan 27, 2019
 
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