Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

41°F

5°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.48 in
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 8 Mar 8:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 35. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light northwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 35. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light northwest wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.11°N 81.67°W (Elev. 2552 ft)
6:20 pm EST Mar 8, 2021
8pm EST Mar 8, 2021-6pm EDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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