Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

63°F

17°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 May 4:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.13°N 81.67°W (Elev. 3533 ft)
3:00 pm EDT May 15, 2021
4pm EDT May 15, 2021-6pm EDT May 21, 2021
 
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