Large and Powerful Storm Transitioning From the Central U.S. into the East

A large and powerful low pressure system is forecast to shift from the central U.S. to the Northeast over the next few days. Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from Florida to the Carolinas today with damaging winds and a few tornadoes. Heavy rain is likely from the Mid-Atlantic through New England Friday and Saturday, which may lead to urban and renewed river flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.78 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 28 Oct 2:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Sugar Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers.  Patchy fog after 3pm. High near 50. Southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Areas of fog. Low around 44. South southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Patchy fog between noon and 3pm. High near 49. South southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers. Patchy fog after 3pm. High near 50. Southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Areas of fog. Low around 44. South southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Patchy fog between noon and 3pm. High near 49. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.84°W (Elev. 4058 ft)
11:37 am EDT Oct 28, 2021
2pm EDT Oct 28, 2021-6pm EDT Nov 3, 2021
 
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