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Weather: Very hot, humid with storms on deck for this week

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Last Updated on June 12, 2022 6:32 pm

Very hot summer time weather is on tap for the High Country, and region, this week. High temperatures are forecast for the 80s and maybe reaching 90 or above midweek.

If Boone reaches 90 this week it will mark the first time of 90 or above since Saturday June 30, 2012, though it has been close a few times since then. Below are the 10 highest all time temperatures for Watauga County. Below that chart is the highest temperatures recorded for June.

Highest TemperatureLocation – Weather StationDate
96Boone – Boone 1 SeJuly 10, 1936
94Boone – Boone 1 SeJune 29, 1936
93Boone – Boone 1 SeJune 28, 1952
93Boone – Boone 1 SeJune 30, 1936
93Boone – Boone 1 SeJuly 28, 1952
93Boone – Boone 1 SeJuly 27, 2005
92Boone – Boone 1 SeJuly 1, 2012
91Boone – Boone 1 SeJune 30, 2012
91Boone – Boone 1 SeJuly 26, 2005
91Boone – Boone 1 SeAugust 20, 1983

Highest Temperature in June
94°F Boone Jun 29, 1936
93°F Boone Jun 28, 1952
93°F Boone Jun 30, 1936
92°F Boone Jun 13, 1951
91°F Boone Jun 18, 1944


Along with the hot temperatures will be the threat of thunderstorms every weekday this week. As of Sunday evening, here is the forecast from the National Weather Service:

Monday

Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds, becoming west around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday And Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Hot. Highs around 90. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Thursday

Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Friday

Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Saturday

Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Saturday Night

Clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

Sunday

Sunny. Highs around 80.

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