Locally Heavy Rain and Snow Across Parts of the West Mid-Week

Heavy lower elevation rains and mountain snows are expected across northern California on Wednesday, as a storm system moves inland off the Pacific. This storm will spread heavy snows into the northern and central Rockies and portions of the High Plains late in the week. As it moves east, additional moderate to heavy rainfall is possible across parts of the already flooded Midwest by Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

39°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 26 Mar 1:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. North northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between 11pm and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 29. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog between 11pm and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 29. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
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)
1:13 pm EDT Mar 26, 2019
2pm EDT Mar 26, 2019-6pm EDT Apr 1, 2019
 
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