Winter Storm to Impact Eastern U.S.

A major Winter Storm will impact the eastern U.S. on Sunday into Monday. The highest snowfall totals are expected along the spine of the Appalachians as well as across the lower Great Lakes. The most significant icing is expected over the Carolinas this morning. Significant impacts to travel across these regions are expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Light Snow

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 16 Jan 5:10 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Banner Elk NC

Winter Storm Warning until January 17, 08:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
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    Winter Storm Warning until January 17, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Mon

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow before noon, then snow and sleet between noon and 3pm, then snow after 3pm.  High near 23. Very windy, with an east southeast wind 21 to 26 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy then
    Snow/Sleet
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a southeast wind 14 to 19 mph becoming west northwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 16 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of snow showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west northwest wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers after 3pm, mixing with rain after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow before noon, then snow and sleet between noon and 3pm, then snow after 3pm. High near 23. Very windy, with an east southeast wind 21 to 26 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a southeast wind 14 to 19 mph becoming west northwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of snow showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west northwest wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers after 3pm, mixing with rain after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers. Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
4:10 am EST Jan 16, 2022
5am EST Jan 16, 2022-6pm EST Jan 22, 2022
 
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