Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood and Heat Threats Lead up to Independence Day

Severe thunderstorms capable of mainly large hail and severe wind gusts are possible late this afternoon and into tonight over eastern Montana and parts of the western Dakotas. Excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding today over northern New Jersey, southern New York and western Connecticut. Heat Advisories have been issued today for the Twin Cities of Minnesota and the Artlatex region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

75°F

24°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 11:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
10:45 am EDT Jul 3, 2020
11am EDT Jul 3, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 9, 2020
 
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