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.

Overcast

41°F

5°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 2:55 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature around 40. West winds around 10 mph.
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 in the evening, then rain with a chance of snow showers after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Breezy, cooler with lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, increasing to northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Scattered snow showers. 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 50 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as 1 above.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Blustery and much colder with lows around 10 above. 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 5 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 showers after midnight. Not as cool with lows around 30. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Wednesday
Cloudy. A chance of snow and rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a chance of snow and rain. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.



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