Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Dec 4:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly after 10am.  High near 46. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 41. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 45. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely before 11pm, then rain and snow likely between 11pm and 1am, then snow likely after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 46. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 41. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain. High near 45. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain likely before 11pm, then rain and snow likely between 11pm and 1am, then snow likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Christmas Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport NC
 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
3:01 am EST Dec 19, 2018
4am EST Dec 19, 2018-6pm EST Dec 25, 2018
 
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