Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 6:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Beech Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 7 to 9 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 then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Beech Mountain NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
6:31 am EDT Jul 6, 2022
7am EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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