Kid's Summer 

Day Camp!!!


Register now at 


Call or Click for details  



Weekly Enrollment

June 15- Aug 14 



Space is limited, early bird discount! 

Bespoke Dog Training

 Tailor Made

because every dog is different!

 with John Quy @

Little Horse Creek Farm

 Clients call John

 "The REAL Dog Whisperer"

and "The Puppy Master"

336-384-4399, Boarding too!

Want a great place to relax!

Swiss mountain Village Retreat!

1-3 br Swiss Chalets/ Mountain


Fully Stock Pond 

1/2 mile from Parkway

AAA, Senoir, Military Discounts



5 Reasons To Bring Your

Business to Watauga County


1. Location-Location-Location!

2.  Education Focus

3. Culture of Entrepreneurship

& Creativity

4. Outstanding Quality of Life

5. Hub of Northwestern NC


Watauga County Office of

Economic Development 

Take Your Business to

Higher Ground !


High Country Stone



Marble, Quartz,

Soapstone, Vetrazzo,


Full Slabs on site!


6489 Old 421 S,

Deep Gap, NC

Make Text Larger Make Text Smaller Switch Fonts Email This Page Click Here For A Printable Version
Station Sponsor

Media Sponsors
Current Conditions

Temp: 57.7°F
Printer Friendly View
Independence , VA

Forecast Last Updated at Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:51AM

Late-May Cooldown

It's chilly out there. We woke up to low-mid 30s on mountaintops and low-mid 40s elsewhere. Gusty NW winds diminish this morning and temperatures will rebound some this afternoon with full sun. Valleys will be especially chilly tonight. Overnight, mountaintops will gradually warm point the way to the future for all of us... A beautiful Memorial Day Weekend. Get outside and enjoy!

Boone is in the Elite Eight in Outside Magazine's Best Town Ever 2015 competition. We are still behind after Day 2 of voting. There's much work to do! Wear out your right index finger voting to show America who's best! Watauga Medical Center is offering free repetitive strain injury assessment for voting related injuries. :-)

App up! Get the RaysWeather.Com mobile app for Android and Apple.


Hi: 66 Lo: 39

Becoming clear; Cooler; NW wind 5-15 mph, gusty early, becoming light tonight

Hi: 70 Lo: 48

Clear skies; Nice afternoon after a chilly AM; SE wind 5-10 mph (but breezy up top Sat night)

Hi: 74 Lo: 54

Few clouds; Warmer; South wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 76 Lo: 57

Scattered afternoon clouds; Terrific!

Hi: 77 Lo: 58

Afternoon clouds; Widely scattered afternoon t-showers

Further Out

Wednesday - Partly to mostly cloudy; Widely scattered afternoon t-showers; High in the upper 70s; Low near 60 degrees
Thursday - Mostly cloudy; Scattered mostly afternoon t-showers; High in the upper 70s; Low in the upper 50s

Forecast Discussion

Chilly air rushed in behind yesterday's low. It's the coldest airmass we have felt since May 1. Full sun will give a little bump this afternoon, but then valleys will "go deep" again tonight. A little frost is possible on rooftops in our typical cold holes: Crossnore, Banner Elk, Elk River, Valle Crucis, and Grandfather Valley.

After a chilly start Saturday, the afternoon will be warmer under sunshine.

A warm front passed by from the southwest Saturday evening, putting us back in warmer air. However, I think we can fight off afternoon convection through Memorial Day. Monday has an ever-so-slight chance of a renegade afternoon thundershower, too small to mention in the forecast box.

But we return to a summer-looking pattern (high pressure in the Atlantic extended back into the Southeast blocking fronts from the west), and an increase in afternoon thundershower activity is inevitable. We'll call it "widely scattered" Tuesday and Wednesday, then increase in coverage Thursday ("scattered"). Temperatures continue a gradual climb through Wednesday and remain unseasonably warm Thursday.


Using information from RaysWeather.Com

First, all data and forecasts on RaysWeather.Com are the intellectual property of, Inc. Here is our usage policy regarding rebroadcast or redistribution of any information from our site...

"The reader is not permitted to reproduce, retransmit, redistribute any weather data, forecasts, analysis, image, or any other product from this site to any other person or entity, in any format by any means. All information, data, and images contained on any page of this site are copyrighted by RaysWeather.Com, Inc. (unless otherwise noted) and is the property of RaysWeather.Com, Inc. Information, data, and images from this site may not be archived or stored for future use. Exceptions to this condition of use may only be made by express, written permission of RaysWeather.Com." See our Terms and Conditions page.

In short, if you do not have a written agreement with us to do so, you do not have permission to republish any information found on this site. If you work for a media entity (TV, radio, website, newspaper, etc.) and wish to republish information from this site, please contact us at or call our offices at 828.264.2030.