Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 8:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog between midnight and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 66. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog between midnight and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 66. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
7:16 pm EDT Aug 19, 2022
8pm EDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2022
 
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