Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

18°C

64°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 18 May 9:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Vilas NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 26. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Light southwest wind becoming south 9 to 14 km/h in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 23. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 23 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 26. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Light southwest wind becoming south 9 to 14 km/h in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 23. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Vilas NC
 36.3°N 81.79°W (Elev. 1043 m)
7:01 am EDT May 18, 2022
9am EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 24, 2022
 
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