Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SW 9 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 May 4:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Boone NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm.  High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely.  Low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely. Low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Boone NC
 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
4:31 pm EDT May 18, 2022
5pm EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 25, 2022
 
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