Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West; Strong Cold Front Moves Over the Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions across a broad portion of the western U.S. and into the Plains. Elsewhere, a strong cold front will push across the central U.S. Showers and thunderstorms will be common ahead of the front, with a dramatic drop in temperatures and a return to below normal readings in its wake. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

63°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Sep 12:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southwest wind around 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 64. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Patchy fog before 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 56. South wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers.  Low around 43. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southwest wind around 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 64. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Patchy fog before 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 56. South wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers. Low around 43. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
10:38 pm EDT Sep 27, 2020
1am EDT Sep 28, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 4, 2020
 
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