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Severe Storms Possible across east Tennessee, southwest Virginia and southwest North Carolina for Saturday Afternoon and Evening

Severe Weather Overview for Saturday A very moist and unstable air-mass is possible Saturday afternoon and evening. Scattered thunderstorms will develop Saturday with some of the storms becoming severe. Large hail up to Golfball size and damaging winds up to 70 mph are possible. Also, localized heavy rainfall is expected with the stronger storms. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, May. 26, 2017 at 6:53:36 pm EDT

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Mild tonight with lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Clouds will increase from the northwest overnight.
Sattered strong to severe thunderstorms may develop across the are during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday, with damaging winds and large hail up to golfball size being the main threat. Another round of severe weather is possible late Saturday night into early Sunday morning as a intense line of storms drops into the region from the northwest. The potential for more widespread damaging winds will exist with this system. Those with outdoor plans should closely monitor the weather!!!
Here's some important information to keep in mind about thunderstorms. Those with outdoor plans should closely monitor the weather on Saturday!
Each observation point is apart of our COOP program (Cooperative Observer Program). Each site has a 24 hour observation period that ends and begins at 8 am local time. Each site records temperature, precipitation, and snowfall data. More information about the COOP program can be found here www.nws.noaa.gov/om/coop/ Data began being collected at: Cades Cover on 01/01/1999 || Mount LeConte on 07/01/1987 || Newfound Gap on 01/01/1991 || Sugarlands Visitor Center on 12/01/1921
More information on this climate data can be found at http://www.weather.gov/mrx/dailyclimateimageinfo

 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(EDT)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Abingdon VA18:35Clear10735449W 10-29.99
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN17:53Partly Cloudy10855738SW 17-29.93
Crossville TN17:53Clear10766057VRB 5-29.96
Dalton GA18:35Clear10806050S 6-29.95
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)17:53Mostly Clear10785951SSW 10-29.93
Middlesboro KY18:35Clear10775953S 6-29.95
Morristown TN18:35Mostly Clear10775953W 8-29.96
Oak Ridge TN17:53Mostly Clear10805948S 8-29.95
Tazewell Cnty VA18:35Clear10705558WSW 6-30.00
Tri-Cities TN17:53Partly Cloudy10755447SW 9-29.97
Wise VA18:30Clear10715046CALM-30.02


Local Weather History For May 26th...
In 2011, storms hit the area. Hen-egg size hail was reported as well as damaging winds.