Major Winter Storm Impacting the Eastern U.S. Through Today

A major winter storm will continue heavy snow and strong winds today from the central Appalachians into Upstate New York and the higher elevations of New England with dangerous travel, power outages, and coastal flooding. Strong winds are expected behind the storm as far south as Georgia which could lead to additional power outages and tree damage, especially in areas with significant ice. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Windy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed W 33 G 56 mph
Barometer 29.57 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 17 Jan 3:10 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Vilas NC

Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 10:00pm
High Wind Warning until January 17, 10:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
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    Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 10:00pm
    High Wind Warning until January 17, 10:00pm

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    hazards in effect

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  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind around 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. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7am, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 2am. Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7am, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
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 30.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Vilas NC
 36.32°N 81.84°W (Elev. 3294 ft)
3:03 pm EST Jan 17, 2022
3pm EST Jan 17, 2022-6pm EST Jan 23, 2022
 
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