Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 8:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grassy Ridge Bald NC

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Light west wind.  New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Light west wind. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Grassy Ridge Bald NC
 36.1°N 82.12°W (Elev. 5125 ft)
6:27 am EDT Aug 17, 2022
8am EDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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