Significant Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Continue for the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with some strong tornadoes and very large hail, will continue across central portions of the country through early Thursday morning. Very heavy rainfall on already saturated and flooded ground, will produce more significant flooding in these areas. Severe thunderstorm and heavy rain threats continue across the Central and Southern Plains on Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

63°F

17°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 23 May 7:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grassy Ridge Bald NC

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Grassy Ridge Bald NC
 36.1°N 82.09°W (Elev. 5249 ft)
6:36 am EDT May 23, 2019
7am EDT May 23, 2019-6pm EDT May 29, 2019
 
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