Scorching Heat West and South-Central; Monsoon Threats; Areas of Heavy Rain

Excessive heat continues in the West and South-Central U.S. Temperatures heat up in the west next week with 90s and 100s north to as high as 127 in the desert. Monsoon flow also continues with threats of flash floods, dust storms, and dry thunderstorms. A low system may produce excessive rain to portions of the Middle Atlantic. Areas of heavy rain from the Gulf to the Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jul 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 2am, then showers likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
1:24 pm EDT Jul 21, 2018
1pm EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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