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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: Thu, May. 25, 2017 at 6:05:32 pm EDT

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Unseasonably cool and wet conditions are expected across southwest Virginia and northern half of Tennessee today.
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 VA17:55Rain3555597W 14G21-29.68
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN17:53Mostly Cloudy10735044WNW 13G21-29.79
Crossville TN17:53Overcast10645060W 14G26-29.80
Dalton GA17:35Overcast10695049W 9G16-29.79
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)17:53Mostly Cloudy10675156WSW 21-29.74
Middlesboro KY17:55Overcast10635678W 5-29.72
Morristown TN17:55Overcast10645163W 16G23-29.70
Oak Ridge TN17:53Overcast10685154W 6-29.76
Tazewell Cnty VA17:35Light Rain4522432WSW 12G21-29.64
Tri-Cities TN17:53Light Rain \ Mist2565493WSW 15-29.70
Wise VA17:30Rain45353100WSW 13G18-29.68


Local Weather History For May 25th...
Storm downburst hit Kingsport in 1998. Wind up to 120 mph resulted in $1.5 million damage.