Powerful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of The Northeast and Great Lakes

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England. Then extremely heavy lake effect snow will pound areas downwind of the Great Lakes, especially off Lakes Erie and Ontario, through Saturday afternoon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Light Snow

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 27 Feb 7:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Zionville NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 27, 12:00pm
High Wind Warning until February 27, 07:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 27, 12:00pm
    High Wind Warning until February 27, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely before 10am, then scattered flurries between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -3. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Breezy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 23. Breezy.

    Clear and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely before 10am, then scattered flurries between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -3. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered flurries after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 23. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Zionville NC
 36.33°N 81.67°W (Elev. 4098 ft)
6:31 am EST Feb 27, 2020
7am EST Feb 27, 2020-6pm EST Mar 4, 2020
 
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