A Quiet Start To March

The weather is expected to be mostly quiet the first week of March but there are a few hazards to monitor. Locally heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding from the Arklatex to the Southeast early this week. Also, a strong cold front sweeping off the East Coast will result in very gusty winds across the Northeast and New England. Finally, an active trade wind pattern is likely in Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

14°C

58°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 6 G 28 km/h
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 1 Mar 2:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 7. West southwest wind around 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers, mainly before noon.  Patchy fog before 10am. Temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 37 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 9 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 6. North northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming south in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow between 8pm and 11pm, then snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. South southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 8am, then snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 5.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 5 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 7. West southwest wind around 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday
Showers, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 37 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6. North northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow between 8pm and 11pm, then snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. South southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 8am, then snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 5.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 4.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 1371 m)
12:26 am EST Mar 1, 2021
2am EST Mar 1, 2021-6pm EST Mar 7, 2021
 
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