Southern Icing Event Coming to an End; Arctic Air Across the North

As icing transitions to rain and then ends across the South into the Mid-South, hazards will continue because thawing ice could still cause trees and tree limbs to break. A strong Arctic Front will bring snow squalls, and cold temperatures with dangerous wind chills to -50 or colder across the North tier. Heavy snow can be expected across the east-central parts of Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Feb 3:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog before 10pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog before 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
2:48 pm EST Feb 2, 2023
3pm EST Feb 2, 2023-6pm EST Feb 9, 2023
 
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