Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 22 Jul 12:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Boone NC

Flash Flood Watch until July 23, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until July 23, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm.  Low around 62. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers likely.  High near 68. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Low around 62. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers likely. High near 68. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Boone NC
 36.2°N 81.66°W (Elev. 3205 ft)
10:31 am EDT Jul 22, 2019
1pm EDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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