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Last Map Update: Sat, Feb. 25, 2017 at 2:48:33 am EST

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A line of severe storms will move into the region late this evening into early Saturday morning. The main threat from these storms will be damaging winds and hail up to the size of quarters. Additionally, an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Timing is still uncertain, but it presently appears the best window for storms is from roughly 10 pm This evening to 5 am Saturday morning. Locations north of I-40 and west of I-75 will be most at risk.
It's never the wrong time to be thinking about severe weather safety. Know where you will go when a warning is issued.
A line of severe storms will move into the Plateau late Friday night into early Saturday morning. Damaging winds and hail up to the size of quarters will be the main threat but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. The highest risk for severe weather will be north of I-40 and west of I-75. The main timeframe will be from 10 pm Friday night through 5 am Saturday.
Remember, If you hear thunder, you're close enough to be hit! Make the right (and safe choice) -- when thunder roars, move indoors!
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 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(EST)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Abingdon VA02:35Lightning Observed10624860W 3-29.69
Andrews-Murphy NC02:30Light Rain10665363SW 10G16-29.73
Chattanooga TN02:29Light Rain With Thunder \ Lightning Observed7625577SW 10-29.72
Crossville TN02:32Light Rain \ Mist \ Lightning Observed5565596VRB 3-29.71
Dalton GA02:15Lightning Observed10645572SE 6-29.72
Knoxville TN02:37Lightning Observed10675361SW 12-29.64
Middlesboro KY02:35Light Rain With Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed10675463SW 8-29.65
Morristown TN02:35Overcast10645059VRB 5-29.65
Oak Ridge TN01:53Clear10635780CALM-29.68
Tazewell Cnty VA02:35Lightning Observed10604864S 7-29.70
Tri-Cities TN01:53Overcast10655058S 8-29.70
Wayne Cnty KY02:25Rain \ Lightning Observed10484487NNW 14G2342 [WC]29.71
Wise VA02:15Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed10604658S 9-29.70


Local Weather History For February 25th...
In 2011, storm complex hit the area during the morning hours. $170,000 wind damage.