Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

54°F

12°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 22 Oct 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3921 ft)
6:29 am EDT Oct 22, 2021
7am EDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm EDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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