Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Drizzle

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sugar Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after midnight.  Patchy fog after 7pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after midnight. Patchy fog after 7pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southeast wind around 7 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Sugar Mountain NC
 36.12°N 81.86°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
2:54 pm EDT Oct 24, 2020
5pm EDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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