Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

14°C

58°F

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed W 7 km/h
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint -3°C (26°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 15 May 10:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Boone NC

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 18. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 18 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Light west wind becoming south 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 10 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 20. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 20 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 18. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Calm wind.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Light west wind becoming south 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. South wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Boone NC
 36.22°N 81.66°W (Elev. 975 m)
10:31 am EDT May 15, 2021
10am EDT May 15, 2021-6pm EDT May 21, 2021
 
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