Major Severe Thunderstorm Event Today

A major severe weather and thunderstorm event is expected today across the Southern tier of the U.S. Tornadoes, very large hail and severe damaging wind gusts are likely across the Lower to Mid Mississippi Valley into the Mid South and South, especially from northeastern Louisiana into central Mississippi. A few of these tornadoes will be strong and intense this afternoon into the overnight hours. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 29 Nov 12:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 1am.  Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 42. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain between 2pm and 3pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm. Temperature rising to near 49 by 11am, then falling to around 39 during the remainder of the day. South wind 13 to 17 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 1am. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 42. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain between 2pm and 3pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Temperature rising to near 49 by 11am, then falling to around 39 during the remainder of the day. South wind 13 to 17 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
12:08 pm EST Nov 29, 2022
12pm EST Nov 29, 2022-6pm EST Dec 5, 2022
 
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