Mid-Atlantic Severe Thunderstorms; Western Heat Wave

A persistent heat wave will continue to bring dangerously hot temperatures and set new records across much of the Western U.S. through this week. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings are in effect. Severe thunderstorms associated with damaging wind gusts and hail will be possible across parts of the Mid-Atlantic, including the National Capitol Region, this afternoon and evening. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

73°F

23°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Jun 11:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
10:18 am EDT Jun 14, 2021
11am EDT Jun 14, 2021-6pm EDT Jun 20, 2021
 
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