Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2° N Lon: 81.65° W Elev: 3146 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 5:35 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

Tonight
Cloudy. A chance of rain showers after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds, becoming southeast around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Saturday
Rain showers. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Saturday Night
Rain. Freezing rain likely after midnight. Breezy, cooler with lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, increasing to west 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and sleet in the morning, then partly sunny with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Light snow accumulation possible. Windy and much cooler with highs in the upper 20s. Temperature falling into the lower 20s in the afternoon. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as 1 below.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Blustery and much colder with lows around 10 above. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph, decreasing to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wind chill values as low as 5 below.
Martin Luther King Jr Day And Monday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 20s. Lows around 20. Wind chill values as low as 10 below.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. Wind chill values as low as 10 above in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Wednesday
Snow likely in the morning. Rain likely. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Snow likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Friday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.



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