Tracking Late Week Front to Cross the Eastern U.S.; Elevated Fire Weather in Texas

A front will cross the eastern U.S. Thursday into Friday with rain showers and a few thunderstorms. Snow showers and some mixed precipitation are likely in the Northeast U.S. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected Thursday due to dry and windy conditions across the greater Big Bend region of southern Texas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.79 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 22 Feb 10:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 39. South southwest wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 45. Windy, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Windy, with a northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Windy, with a west northwest wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 39. South southwest wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 45. Windy, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Windy, with a northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Windy, with a west northwest wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
9:36 am EST Feb 22, 2024
10am EST Feb 22, 2024-6pm EST Feb 28, 2024
 
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