Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow This Week Northwest To Rockies; Heavy Rain May Bring Flooding to Portions of the East Late Week

At least two storm systems will batter the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies this week with heavy rain and mountain snow. The first system may bring as much as two feet of snow to the northern Cascades through Wednesday. This first system will then move over the central US by late week and bring heavy to excessive rain to portions of the south and east Thursday into this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 11 Dec 12:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Beech Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of rain after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 4am, then snow likely after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of rain after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Rain. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 4am, then snow likely after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 3am, then a chance of rain showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Beech Mountain NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
10:30 am EST Dec 11, 2018
1pm EST Dec 11, 2018-6pm EST Dec 17, 2018
 
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