Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

34°F

1°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.54 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 5:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Buladean NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 9am, then a chance of freezing rain between 9am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Breezy.
    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 3am, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy. Rain
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Windy, with a west northwest wind 29 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 16 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 20.

    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 9am, then a chance of freezing rain between 9am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 3am, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Windy, with a west northwest wind 29 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Blustery.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Buladean NC
 36.12°N 82.14°W (Elev. 4275 ft)
5:31 pm EST Jan 17, 2020
6pm EST Jan 17, 2020-6pm EST Jan 24, 2020
 
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