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Last Map Update: Fri, Feb. 24, 2017 at 10:44:33 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 9 pm This evening to 4 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 main timeframe will be from 9 pm Friday through 4 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!
Temperatures on Friday are expected to be near or above record highs across the Tennessee Valley. The record highs for Friday are 77 at Chattanooga, 76 in Knoxville, and 72 in Tri-Cities.
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
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 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
Weather Vsby.
Wind Chill / Heat Index
Abingdon VA10:15Clear10665158ESE 5-29.91
Andrews-Murphy NC10:10Partly Cloudy10575179CALM-29.94
Chattanooga TN09:53Partly Cloudy10665567S 6-29.89
Crossville TN09:53Clear10645264S 13G21-29.87
Dalton GA10:15Partly Cloudy10665568SSE 9G17-29.91
Knoxville TN09:53Clear10645162SW 3-29.88
Middlesboro KY10:15Clear10665159S 6-29.87
Morristown TN10:15Clear10665159CALM-29.87
Oak Ridge TN09:53Clear10655160WSW 6-29.89
Tazewell Cnty VA10:15Clear10654751S 5-29.91
Tri-Cities TN09:53Partly Cloudy10635062VRB 3-29.89
Wayne Cnty KY09:56Mostly Clear10695458S 12G23-29.82
Wise VA10:15Clear10644448S 10-29.91

Local Weather History For February 24th...
Storms hit in 2012 producing hail as large as quarters.