Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Sep 1:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light south southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 11pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 11pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.17°N 81.86°W (Elev. 3937 ft)
10:37 am EDT Sep 21, 2018
2pm EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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