Snow for the Southwest Mountains and Northern Plains to Northeast Sunday; More Significant Storm to Impact Eastern States Next Week

A storm crossing the Southwest states will bring heavy mountain snow Sunday into Monday. Further east, a separate storm will track from the Central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic states bringing a swath of ice and snow along and north of it's storm track Sunday into Monday. Next week, a stronger storm is expected to produce heavy rain over the Southeast with snow and ice from the Midwest to Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Feb 4:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 17, 01:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 17, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Sun

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain or freezing rain likely before 1pm, then rain.  Patchy fog before 7am, then patchy fog after 9am. High near 37. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain, mainly before 5am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Areas of fog. Low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, snow, and sleet before 1am, then rain or freezing rain between 1am and 4am, then freezing rain after 4am. The rain, snow, and sleet could be heavy at times.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Freezing rain before 7am, then rain or freezing rain between 7am and 9am, then rain after 9am.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Rain or freezing rain likely before 1pm, then rain. Patchy fog before 7am, then patchy fog after 9am. High near 37. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain, mainly before 5am. The rain could be heavy at times. Areas of fog. Low around 36. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain, snow, and sleet before 1am, then rain or freezing rain between 1am and 4am, then freezing rain after 4am. The rain, snow, and sleet could be heavy at times. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday
Freezing rain before 7am, then rain or freezing rain between 7am and 9am, then rain after 9am. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.11°N 81.67°W (Elev. 2552 ft)
3:19 am EST Feb 17, 2019
5am EST Feb 17, 2019-6pm EST Feb 23, 2019
 
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