Severe Thunderstorm and Critical Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Tuesday

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms Tuesday with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible Tuesday due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

18°C

65°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 31 km/h
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 16 Apr 3:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. West northwest wind around 29 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 23 to 27 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 37 to 42 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Windy, with a west wind 29 to 34 km/h increasing to 37 to 42 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 17 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. West northwest wind around 29 km/h.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 23 to 27 km/h.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 37 to 42 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Windy, with a west wind 29 to 34 km/h increasing to 37 to 42 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 1371 m)
3:36 am EDT Apr 16, 2024
3am EDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm EDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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