Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditons, Heavy Snow and Ice through Saturday

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and parts of the Northeast. The greatest freezing rain/glaze accumulations are forecast from the central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

-1°C

31°F

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.48 in
Dewpoint -11°C (13°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 18 Jan 12:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Deep Gap NC

Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 05:00am until January 18, 07:00pm
Click here for hazard details and duration
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around -3. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 1pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. Southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 4 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -1. West wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -7 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 1.

    Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 2.

    Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around -5.

    Clear

    Low: -5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around -3. South wind around 11 km/h.
Saturday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 1pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 4. Southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -1. West wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 1.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 2.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around -5.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 7.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Deep Gap NC
 36.16°N 81.53°W (Elev. 630 m)
1:00 am EST Jan 18, 2020
2am EST Jan 18, 2020-6pm EST Jan 24, 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