Threats for Tornadoes and Flash Flooding Continue Across the Central U.S. Today

Widespread flooding is ongoing across parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri due to very heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. The threat for severe thunderstorms producing tornadoes, strong winds, large hail, and additional flash flooding, will continue to shift slowly eastward across the region today. Additional, dangerous flooding is expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 21 May 12:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
10:39 am EDT May 21, 2019
1pm EDT May 21, 2019-6pm EDT May 27, 2019
 
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