Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 6:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. Light south southeast wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 70. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Low around 60. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. Light south southeast wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 70. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Low around 60. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
2:59 pm EDT Aug 19, 2022
6pm EDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2022
 
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