Snow across the North; Blizzard Conditions for Alaska and Big Island of Hawaii

Winter storms will impact the northern tier of the country, the State of Alaska and the higher summit of the Big Island in Hawaii this weekend with snow, wind and difficult traveling conditions. Later this weekend, the threat of thunderstorms return from eastern Texas to the lower Ohio and Tennessee Valley's. Meanwhile, dry weather for the southern High Plains for areas of critical fire weather. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

52°F

11°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 4 Dec 8:50 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly between 9am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind around 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly between 9am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind around 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3921 ft)
6:29 am EST Dec 4, 2021
9am EST Dec 4, 2021-6pm EST Dec 10, 2021
 
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