Eastern and Western Storms

A strong cold front will sweep across the eastern U.S. with gusty winds, showers and thunderstorms, and lake effect snow. A slow moving western system will bring locally heavy rain that could cause flash flooding and heavy mountain snow. Heavy snow and blowing snow is expected across much of the northern 2/3rds of Alaska from two strong weather systems. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Dec 6:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Banner Elk NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly before 5pm.  Patchy fog after 11am. High near 46. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 8pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southeast wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow showers likely before midnight, then rain showers.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly before 3pm.  High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly before 5pm. Patchy fog after 11am. High near 46. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Patchy fog before 8pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before midnight, then rain showers. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly before 3pm. High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Banner Elk NC
 36.19°N 81.88°W (Elev. 4925 ft)
6:35 am EST Dec 3, 2022
6am EST Dec 3, 2022-6pm EST Dec 9, 2022
 
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