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A developing storm across the Southern Plains is forecast to bring severe weather that includes large hail and damaging wind gusts, heavy rainfall that could result in flash flooding across portions of the Plains and Mississippi Valley. The effects of this storm will continue through the middle of this week. The Four Corners area will continue to see elevated to critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

16°C

60°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 2.82 km
Last update 23 May 6:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Vilas NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog between 7am and 10am. High near 19. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 19 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Patchy fog before 1am, then patchy fog after 2am. Low around 14. East wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. South wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  High near 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog between 7am and 10am. High near 19. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers. Patchy fog before 1am, then patchy fog after 2am. Low around 14. East wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. South wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. High near 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Vilas NC
 36.26°N 81.82°W (Elev. 902 m)
6:31 am EDT May 23, 2022
6am EDT May 23, 2022-6pm EDT May 29, 2022
 
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