Inclement Weather Continues in the West; Fire Weather Threat in the High Plains

A strong frontal system will move through southern and central California this afternoon through Monday morning bringing high snowfall totals to the Sierra Nevada, and heavy rainfall which may cause flooding/flash flooding in southern California. There is a fire weather risk from the Southwest into the Central Plains. Critical fire weather conditions will impact parts of Colorado and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

46°F

8°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Apr 1:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. East northeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
1:22 am EDT Apr 5, 2020
1am EDT Apr 5, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 11, 2020
 
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