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.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed S 7 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 May 2:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bailey Camp NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers between 2am and 4am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers between 2am and 4am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Bailey Camp NC
 36.11°N 81.64°W (Elev. 2949 ft)
1:16 pm EDT May 18, 2022
2pm EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 24, 2022
 
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