Heat and Monsoonal Conditions This Week

Dangerous heat will build across portions of the West through this week where new daily record highs are forecast. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows for portions of Southwest into the Four Corners and central Rockies through at least the midweek. Stationary frontal boundary across the South and Southeast will focus showers and thunderstorms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Light Drizzle

68°F

20°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light east southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 1am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light east southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
1:14 pm EDT Aug 15, 2022
2pm EDT Aug 15, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2022
 
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