Snow for the Southwest Mountains and Northern Plains to Northeast Sunday; More Significant Storm to Impact Eastern States Next Week

A storm crossing the Southwest states will bring heavy mountain snow Sunday into Monday. Further east, a separate storm will track from the Central Plains to the Mid-Atlantic states bringing a swath of ice and snow along and north of it's storm track Sunday into Monday. Next week, a stronger storm is expected to produce heavy rain over the Southeast with snow and ice from the Midwest to Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 17 Feb 2:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Glen Ayre NC

Winter Weather Advisory until February 17, 01:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 17, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Sun

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain or drizzle before noon, then showers, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog after 9am. High near 47. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers, mainly before 4am.  Patchy fog. Low around 34. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 20 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then rain showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and 3am, then snow after 3am. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow before 8am, then rain showers, possibly mixed with snow and sleet between 8am and 9am, then rain showers after 9am. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Showers

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain or drizzle before noon, then showers, mainly after noon. Patchy fog after 9am. High near 47. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers, mainly before 4am. Patchy fog. Low around 34. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 20 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then rain showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and 3am, then snow after 3am. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Snow before 8am, then rain showers, possibly mixed with snow and sleet between 8am and 9am, then rain showers after 9am. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 47. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Showers. High near 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Glen Ayre NC
 36.1°N 82.15°W (Elev. 4984 ft)
9:55 pm EST Feb 16, 2019
2am EST Feb 17, 2019-6pm EST Feb 23, 2019
 
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