Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 7:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Light south southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog between midnight and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 69. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Low around 59. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog between midnight and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 69. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Low around 59. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
7:16 pm EDT Aug 19, 2022
8pm EDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2022
 
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