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Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina)
Weather Forecast, United States

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Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina) Weather (Days 0-3):

Mild at first with light rain (total 7mm) on Mon night followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Tue morning, min -11°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue night, severe gales from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun afternoon, min -15°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Thu night, light winds from the W by Sun morning).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
moderate rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
50 SSW50
35 WSW35
25 W25
20 WSW20
25 S25
40 W40
70 WNW70
60 WNW60
75 WNW75
65 WNW65
35 W35
45 W45
60 WNW60
45 NW45
50 NW50
60 NW60
30 WNW30
20 W20
mod. rain some clouds some clouds clear some clouds mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 6 4 1 - - 1 5 4 - - - - -
High °C
5 7 7 5 5 0 -5 -8 -7 -9 -6 -6 -10 -12 -10 -7 -2 1
Low °C
4 6 5 4 4 -3 -10 -11 -8 -10 -8 -8 -15 -14 -10 -10 -5 0
Chill °C
-1 3 3 0 -1 -7 -16 -20 -19 -22 -15 -16 -23 -24 -22 -17 -8 -4
Freezing level m
2700 3250 3150 2800 2450 1500 400 0 650 0 500 800 0 0 300 0 750 1600
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mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 7:01 - - 7:01 - - 7:00 - - 6:58 - - 6:56 - - 6:56 -
Sunset
- - 6:16 - - 6:17 - - 6:19 - - 6:20 - - 6:21 - - 6:22

Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina) Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina) is: Mild at first with light rain (total 7mm) on Mon night followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Tue morning, min -11°C on Thu morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue night, severe gales from the WNW by Thu afternoon).

Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina) Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun afternoon, min -15°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Thu night, light winds from the W by Sun morning).

This table gives the weather forecast for Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina) at the specific elevation of 1634 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina). To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of North-Carolina.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Boone
12 km SSE
1016m alt.
1 hour ago
7° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 321).
Boone Watauga County Airport
14 km SSE
911m alt.
1 hour ago
6.1° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
11 km
Banner Elk
17 km SSW
1496m alt.
1 hour ago
4° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the SSE
(19 kph at 148).
Beech Mountain
19 km SW
1219m alt.
1 hour ago
7° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 200).
Beech Mountain
20 km SSW
1648m alt.
59 minutes ago
Dry

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Rich Mountain Bald (Watauga County, North Carolina) and within an acceptable time window.