Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain for the South-Central U.S.

Rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding are likely today across the south-central U.S. This trend of repeated storms and precipitation may continue through early to mid week across the region toward the western Gulf Coast increasing the likelihood for more flood potential. Also, elevated fire weather conditions are expected the next couple of days in the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

63°F

17°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 1:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Zionville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly between 3pm and 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly between 3pm and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Zionville NC
 36.34°N 81.7°W (Elev. 4003 ft)
12:31 pm EDT May 16, 2021
1pm EDT May 16, 2021-6pm EDT May 22, 2021
 
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