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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 9:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.13°N 81.67°W (Elev. 3533 ft)
8:00 pm EDT Aug 21, 2018
10pm EDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2018
 
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