Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

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

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Aug 5:35 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

Tonight
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Friday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds, becoming west around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday
Showers likely. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday And Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday And Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.



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401 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018
 
 

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