Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

67°F

19°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 7 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jun 10:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grassy Ridge Bald NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday 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

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Grassy Ridge Bald NC
 36.1°N 82.09°W (Elev. 5249 ft)
8:31 am EDT Jun 16, 2021
11am EDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm EDT Jun 22, 2021
 
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