Areas of Severe Thunderstorms; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Scattered Heat Advisories

Severe thunderstorms are expected over parts of the northern Plains to Upper Midwest this afternoon and evening, and also across the Mid-Atlantic States. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast over portions of the Great Basin and central Rockies today through Wednesday. Heat Advisories have been issued for portions of southeast Texas, the Philadelphia Metro Area and Upstate New York. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

75°F

24°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grassy Ridge Bald NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Grassy Ridge Bald NC
 36.1°N 82.09°W (Elev. 5249 ft)
2:48 pm EDT Jul 6, 2020
5pm EDT Jul 6, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2020
 
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