Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. 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

79°F

26°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 2:15 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Avery County

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tonight
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday
Patchy fog in the morning. Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Friday
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.
Monday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.



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129 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019
 
 

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