Major Severe Thunderstorm Event Today

A major severe weather and thunderstorm event is expected today across the Southern tier of the U.S. Tornadoes, very large hail and severe damaging wind gusts are likely across the Lower to Mid Mississippi Valley into the Mid South and South, especially from northeastern Louisiana into central Mississippi. A few of these tornadoes will be strong and intense this afternoon into the overnight hours. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 29 Nov 12:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 49. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 2am.  Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 40. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain between 3pm and 4pm.  Patchy fog before 2pm. Temperature rising to near 48 by 9am, then falling to around 39 during the remainder of the day. South wind 15 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 49. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 2am. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 40. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain between 3pm and 4pm. Patchy fog before 2pm. Temperature rising to near 48 by 9am, then falling to around 39 during the remainder of the day. South wind 15 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
12:08 pm EST Nov 29, 2022
1pm EST Nov 29, 2022-6pm EST Dec 5, 2022
 
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