Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 9:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Beech Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 6 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.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south in the morning.  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
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 6 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.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Beech Mountain NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
7:31 pm EDT Aug 18, 2018
9pm EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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