Heat and Monsoonal Conditions This Week

Dangerous heat will build across portions of the West through this week where new daily record highs are forecast. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows for portions of Southwest into the Four Corners and central Rockies through at least the midweek. Stationary frontal boundary across the South and Southeast will focus showers and thunderstorms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 2:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 1am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East southeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
2:39 pm EDT Aug 15, 2022
3pm EDT Aug 15, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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