A Quiet Start To March

The weather is expected to be mostly quiet the first week of March but there are a few hazards to monitor. Locally heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding from the Arklatex to the Southeast early this week. Also, a strong cold front sweeping off the East Coast will result in very gusty winds across the Northeast and New England. Finally, an active trade wind pattern is likely in Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Drizzle

51°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 1 Mar 5:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • Today

    Today: Occasional rain before 8am, then showers likely, mainly between 8am and 3pm.  Temperature falling to around 40 by 5pm. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet before midnight, then rain and sleet likely between midnight and 3am, then rain likely after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then
    Rain/Sleet
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow and sleet likely before 7am, then rain, snow, and sleet likely between 7am and 9am, then rain likely after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 42.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Occasional rain before 8am, then showers likely, mainly between 8am and 3pm. Temperature falling to around 40 by 5pm. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet before midnight, then rain and sleet likely between midnight and 3am, then rain likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Snow and sleet likely before 7am, then rain, snow, and sleet likely between 7am and 9am, then rain likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.13°N 81.67°W (Elev. 3533 ft)
6:01 am EST Mar 1, 2021
6am EST Mar 1, 2021-6pm EST Mar 7, 2021
 
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