Bitter Cold Wind Chills Follow Departing Northeast Storm; Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West

Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great Lakes into Monday. Bitter cold and gusty winds behind the departing storm are resulting in dangerous wind chill temperatures for much of the Northeast corner of the U.S. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact portions of Utah and Wyoming with high winds in the southwest Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair and Breezy

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 24 G 45 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-10°F (-23°C)
Last update 21 Jan 1:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

Wind Chill Advisory until January 21, 10:00am
High Wind Warning until January 21, 07:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until January 21, 10:00am
    High Wind Warning until January 21, 07:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 2 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of freezing rain after 2am, mixing with rain after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain before 5am, then rain and snow likely. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 34. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4pm. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of freezing rain after 2am, mixing with rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain before 5am, then rain and snow likely. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Low around 34. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Rain and snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4pm. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
1:04 am EST Jan 21, 2019
2am EST Jan 21, 2019-6pm EST Jan 27, 2019
 
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