Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 7:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Banner Elk NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog between midnight and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 65. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 57. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog between midnight and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 65. South southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 57. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 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)
7:16 pm EDT Aug 19, 2022
8pm EDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2022
 
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