Winter Farmers' Market


• Saturday, April 21st • 

Featuring a wide variety of local

products including fresh veggies, 

meats, eggs, honey, baked

goods, jams, skincare, crafts,

and more!

Market Open 9am - Noon

252 Poplar Grove Rd., Boone


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NWS Wind Advisory (Watauga County)

Current Conditions
Powder Horn

Temp: 61.1°F
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Powder Horn Mountain , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 6:21PM

Still Breezy; Cooler Tomorrow

While I don't think we could give the Windy City a run for its money these next few days maintain the gusty conditions. Clouds increase this evening and a passing shower or sprinkles cannot be ruled out as a cold front moves through. Thursday and Friday are very similar to each other. Both will be overall much cooler than today and still windy, yet they remain dry. Looking ahead to the weekend, we have milder temperatures and clear-to-cloudy skies in-store.

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Hi: 81 Lo: 47

Increasing clouds late; Cannot rule out a shower overnight; SW wind 10-20 mph & gusty

Hi: 51 Lo: 35

Becoming mostly clear; Much cooler; NW wind 10-20 mph & gusty

Hi: 59 Lo: 34

Mostly sunny; Seasonably cool; NW wind 10-20 mph & gusty

Hi: 65 Lo: 43

Lots of sunshine; Milder

Hi: 64 Lo: 44

Partly to mostly cloudy; Light rain developing late Sun. night

Further Out

Monday - Cloudy & Cooler; Rainy; High near 60 degrees; Low in the mid 40s
Tuesday - Cloudy & Cool; Rain; High in the mid 50s; Low in the upper 40s

Forecast Discussion

A cold front moves through the region overnight. There will be a few late-night showers or sprinkles of no consequence. However, temperatures will drop on Thursday. Next, high pressure sets in behind the front Friday through the weekend allowing temperatures to moderate.

Friday is warmer than Thursday, yet it stays seasonably cool. Saturday and Sunday are milder and remain dry. It's not a pristine April weekend, but we won't complain considering this past Sunday.

Looking to Sunday night, we will see the clouds start to roll back into our area with light rain towards the later hours. Next week starts as a rainy one, as a low pressure from the Gulf heads northward through our area. Tuesday is singing the same song as Monday, but with a colder tune, as we see lower temperatures creep back into our area.


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