Severe Thunderstorm Threat Over The Eastern U.S., Critical Fire Weather Likely Over The Southwest

A cold front will bring the threat for scattered strong to severe thunderstorms from the Mid Atlantic to New England into Saturday morning. Some of the storms could produce damaging winds and locally heavy rainfall. Dangerously hot and dry conditions will persist over the Desert Southwest this weekend. Critical fire weather conditions likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

64°F

18°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed W 7 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 May 9:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Light north wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Light north wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
6:38 am EDT May 30, 2020
9am EDT May 30, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2020
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database