Rain and Ongoing Flood Concerns in Texas; Freezing Temperatures in the Midwest to the Northeast

Showers and storms will persist in Texas into the weekend with the heaviest rain focused over central Texas including the Hill Country where the threat for some flash flooding remains. Freezing temperatures are expected into the morning across the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley and the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.40 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Oct 9:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of snow showers after 2am.  Patchy frost after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 28.

    Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of snow showers after 2am. Patchy frost after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 28.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3921 ft)
6:32 am EDT Oct 18, 2018
9am EDT Oct 18, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 24, 2018
 
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