Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fog/Mist

32°F

0°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 10:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Bakersville NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 9am.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after 10am.  High near 50. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 33. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely before 8am, then a chance of snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 32.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after 10am. High near 50. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 33. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely before 8am, then a chance of snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersville NC
 36.01°N 82.16°W (Elev. 2480 ft)
10:35 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
10pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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