Heavy Rain Continues in the Mid-Atlantic; Powerful System is Approaching the West Coast

A strong weather system will continue producing heavy rain from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic through tonight. As the system moves north and taps into some colder air, freezing rain and snow will develop for portions of the Northeast. In the West, a powerful storm system will bring rain, high elevation snow, and gusty winds to portions of California and the Northwest tonight and Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

43°F

6°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 15 Dec 3:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Zionville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before 7pm, then rain, mainly after 7pm.  Areas of fog. Low around 36. South wind 7 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely with patchy drizzle before 8am, then patchy drizzle with a chance of rain between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before 7pm, then rain, mainly after 7pm. Areas of fog. Low around 36. South wind 7 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely with patchy drizzle before 8am, then patchy drizzle with a chance of rain between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Blustery.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Rain. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Zionville NC
 36.34°N 81.7°W (Elev. 4003 ft)
4:01 pm EST Dec 15, 2018
4pm EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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