An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Jul 7:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Valle Crucis NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Valle Crucis NC
 36.21°N 81.77°W (Elev. 2779 ft)
7:30 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
7pm EDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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