Showers and Thunderstorms and Areas of Critical Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce critical fire weather threats. Fire weather threats also remain elevated in Guam. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

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

Thunderstorm Light Rain in Vicinity

46°F

8°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 17 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 7 May 4:30 am EDT
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

Today
Mostly cloudy this morning, then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of rain showers. Breezy with highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Breezy with lows around 40. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph, becoming west 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Sunday
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain. Not as cool with highs in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Not as cool with lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday And Monday Night
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the lower 40s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.



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401 AM EDT Fri May 7 2021
 
 

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