Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Light Snow

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 17 Jan 11:30 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Vilas NC

Wind Advisory until January 18, 01:00am
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until January 18, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Tue

    Wind Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 29. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow likely before 7am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 29. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain and snow likely before 7am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
A chance of snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Vilas NC
 36.3°N 81.79°W (Elev. 3422 ft)
10:31 pm EST Jan 17, 2022
11pm EST Jan 17, 2022-6pm EST Jan 24, 2022
 
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