Unsettled for Parts of the West; Warming Temperatures for the East

Low pressure will bring locally heavy precipitation to the Pacific Northwest, much of California, and the Great Basin today and tonight, before pushing into the Rockies by Monday. Heavy snowfall can be expected in higher elevations, with several feet possible across the Sierra Nevada. Meanwhile, considerably milder temperatures are expected over most of the eastern U.S., including New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 5 Feb 12:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Banner Elk NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. South wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly between 9am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. South wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly between 9am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Banner Elk NC
 36.15°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3848 ft)
12:06 pm EST Feb 5, 2023
12pm EST Feb 5, 2023-6pm EST Feb 11, 2023
 
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