Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 8:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

Winter Storm Warning until February 20, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until February 20, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Wed

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: Freezing rain likely before 9am, then rain or freezing rain likely between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Areas of fog. Temperature rising to around 49 by 3am. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Areas of fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely before 10pm, then rain likely between 10pm and 3am, then showers likely after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers.  High near 43. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before noon, then showers likely after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before 1am, then rain likely, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Freezing rain likely before 9am, then rain or freezing rain likely between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of fog. Temperature rising to around 49 by 3am. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before 10pm, then rain likely between 10pm and 3am, then showers likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers. High near 43. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before noon, then showers likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before 1am, then rain likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Blustery.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
6:17 am EST Feb 20, 2019
8am EST Feb 20, 2019-6pm EST Feb 26, 2019
 
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