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Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

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




Humidity 25%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Apr 2:15 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

This Afternoon
Sunny. Near steady temperature in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.
Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Light and variable winds.
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds, becoming southeast around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Rain, breezy with highs in the upper 40s. East winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Monday Night
Rain, breezy with lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday Night Through Friday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.

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101 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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