Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 8:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind around 6 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
6:34 am EDT Sep 19, 2018
9am EDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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