Very Warm & Dry Across the West; Turning Quite Cool Over Much of the Eastern U.S.

Unusually warm temperatures and continued dry conditions will again result in critical fire weather conditions over portions of California and the Plains. Over the eastern states, much cooler air will return in the wake of a strong cold front. Meanwhile, areas of heavy rainfall are expected to persist over South Florida through at least Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

54°F

12°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Oct 2:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 43. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Intermittent sprinkles with isolated showers between 4pm and 5pm, then intermittent sprinkles after 5pm.  Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Intermittent sprinkles between 8pm and 10pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Intermittent
    Sprinkles

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy frost between 9am and 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Patchy Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of frost after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Areas Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of frost before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 51.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 43. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday
Intermittent sprinkles with isolated showers between 4pm and 5pm, then intermittent sprinkles after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday Night
Intermittent sprinkles between 8pm and 10pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Patchy frost between 9am and 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Areas of frost after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Areas of frost before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
1:35 am EDT Oct 1, 2020
2am EDT Oct 1, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 7, 2020
 
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