Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 6 Jul 4:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 75. West northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 75. West northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
2:49 pm EDT Jul 6, 2022
4pm EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2022
 
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