Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow This Week Northwest To Rockies; Heavy Rain May Bring Flooding to Portions of the East Late Week

At least two storm systems will batter the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies this week with heavy rain and mountain snow. The first system may bring as much as two feet of snow to the northern Cascades through Wednesday. This first system will then move over the central US by late week and bring heavy to excessive rain to portions of the south and east Thursday into this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed W 12 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 11 Dec 4:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

Winter Weather Advisory December 11, 07:00pm until December 12, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers before 8am, then rain and snow showers between 8am and 10am, then rain showers after 10am.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers likely before 4am, then rain and snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Snow showers before 8am, then rain and snow showers between 8am and 10am, then rain showers after 10am. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before 4am, then rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
3:04 pm EST Dec 11, 2018
5pm EST Dec 11, 2018-6pm EST Dec 18, 2018
 
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