Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain for the South-Central U.S.

Rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding are likely today across the south-central U.S. This trend of repeated storms and precipitation may continue through early to mid week across the region toward the western Gulf Coast increasing the likelihood for more flood potential. Also, elevated fire weather conditions are expected the next couple of days in the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

64°F

18°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 1:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight, then a slight chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight, then a slight chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.11°N 81.67°W (Elev. 2552 ft)
12:36 pm EDT May 16, 2021
2pm EDT May 16, 2021-6pm EDT May 22, 2021
 
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