Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain in Vicinity

69°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport NC

Flash Flood Watch until August 21, 06:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 21, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 5am. Low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain before 2pm, then isolated showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 5am. Low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain before 2pm, then isolated showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport NC
 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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