Heavy Rainfall, Flooding, And Severe Thunderstorm Threats From The Mid South To The Great Lakes Today And Tonight

A slow moving low pressure system and cold front will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and isolated tornadoes from portions of the Mid South to the Midwest and Great Lakes today and tonight. Heavy rainfall could also lead to flooding concerns. The severe weather threat will shift to the Mid Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 10:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South wind around 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain, mainly after 5am.  Patchy fog between 9pm and 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog between 9am and 3pm. High near 64. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 59. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain, mainly after 5am. Patchy fog between 9pm and 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog between 9am and 3pm. High near 64. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 59. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
6:27 am EDT Sep 25, 2018
10am EDT Sep 25, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 1, 2018
 
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