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Last Map Update: Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 12:30:33 pm EST

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A significant severe weather outbreak is possible across our forecast area Wednesday afternoon and evening! Exact timing and threat area will be refined as the event approaches. Be prepared! Make sure you have a way to get weather information and keep up-to- date on the latest forecast!!!
An enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms has been issued for most of our forecast area on Wednesday! This means numerous severe storms are possible!
It's never the wrong time to be thinking about severe weather safety. Know where you will go when a warning is issued.
What's the difference between a watch and a warning? Here's some information. It's important to know the difference!
What should I do if a tornado warning is issued?
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 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

 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
Weather Vsby.
Wind Chill / Heat Index
Abingdon VA12:15Lightning Observed10664242CALM-30.18
Andrews-Murphy NC12:10Mostly Cloudy10645470W 6-30.24
Chattanooga TN12:04Light Rain With Thunder \ Mist \ Cumulonimbus Clouds, Lightning Observed2565286S 6-30.23
Crossville TN12:09Light Rain \ Mist \ Lightning Observed4565493S 13G20-30.18
Dalton GA11:55Lightning Observed10605377SE 8-30.20
Knoxville TN11:53Overcast10564361CALM-30.18
Middlesboro KY12:15Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed10554979SSE 12G16-30.17
Morristown TN12:15Mostly Cloudy10594458CALM-30.17
Oak Ridge TN11:53Overcast10564874VRB 3-30.21
Tazewell Cnty VA12:15Lightning Observed10674240S 10G20-30.16
Tri-Cities TN11:53Overcast10634450WSW 3-30.18
Wayne Cnty KY11:56Lightning Observed10615683SE 9-30.10
Wise VA12:15Lightning Observed10604251S 12-30.17

Local Weather History For February 28th...
In 2011, strong front hit. 3 tornadoes formed. Wind damage and flooding was reported, 1 died.