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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 4:07:33 pm EDT

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Unseasonably cool and wet conditions are expected across southwest Virginia and northern half of Tennessee today.
A very moist and unstable air-mass is expected Saturday. Scattered thunderstorms are anticipated with the main concern from these storms being damaging winds and large hail. Also, locally heavy rainfall is possible which may cause localized flash flooding.
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 VA15:55Light Rain5555597W 17G24-29.65
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN15:53Mostly Cloudy10724944WSW 10G20-29.76
Crossville TN15:53Overcast10635165W 17G25-29.76
Dalton GA15:35Partly Cloudy10695049W 8G17-29.77
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)15:53Overcast10665260SW 21G28-29.71
Middlesboro KY15:55Drizzle4605687WSW 9G17-29.68
Morristown TN15:55Overcast10605377W 8G17-29.68
Oak Ridge TN14:53Overcast10655058VRB 5-29.71
Tazewell Cnty VA15:35Rain5512332SW 13G17-29.62
Tri-Cities TN15:53Overcast8575489SW 18G25-29.66
Wise VA15:30Light Rain2 1/25151100SW 18G25-29.63


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