Major Winter Storm to Impact the Central and Eastern U.S. Through this Weekend

An impactful Pacific storm will move east and redevelop into a significant winter storm. Heavy snow to the north of this storm and heavy rain to the south with freezing rain at the junction will form over the Central U.S. Friday. This system shifts into the Eastern States on Saturday with heavy snow from the Midwest to the Northeast, and heavy rain from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 10:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
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    Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after 10am.  High near 46. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 30. South wind around 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain between 8am and 9am, then a chance of snow after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 29.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 46. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 30. South wind around 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain between 8am and 9am, then a chance of snow after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.15°N 81.67°W (Elev. 3501 ft)
11:01 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
11pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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