Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

49°F

9°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 30 Mar 6:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Boone NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly after 10am.  High near 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 2am, then showers, mainly after 2am.  Low around 38. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 2am, then showers, mainly after 2am. Low around 38. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Boone NC
 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
7:01 am EDT Mar 30, 2020
7am EDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 5, 2020
 
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