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Wet Weather in the West; Snowy in the Midwest; Fire Weather threats in the Central/South Plains

Another couple of days of rainy weather, with snow as low as 2,000 feet and up to 3 feet in the higher mountains, can be expected for Northern California. Strong winds ahead of this system is producing critical to extreme fire weather threats for the Central and Southern Plains. Meanwhile, a wide swath of snow will impact areas from the Northern Plains to the Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

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




Humidity 35%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 23 Mar 8:55 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Mitchell County

Partly cloudy early this evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Rain and sleet. Snow in the morning, then freezing rain likely in the afternoon. Patchy fog. Total snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Highs in the mid 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog in the evening. Rain. Freezing rain after midnight. Ice accumulation around a trace. Near steady temperatures in the mid 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Mostly cloudy. Rain and freezing rain likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Cloudy. A chance of rain, freezing rain and sleet in the evening. Little or no sleet accumulation. Cold with lows in the upper 20s. East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s.
Rain likely in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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802 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018

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