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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: Sat, May. 27, 2017 at 5:26:40 pm EDT

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National Weather Service Blacksburg, VA
National Weather Service Huntsville, ALNational Weather Service Peachtree City, GANational Weather Service Greer, SC

Strong to severe thunderstorms will move across the area during the late afternoon and evening hours today, with damaging winds and large hail up to golfball size being the main threats. Those with outdoor plans should closely monitor the weather.
Here's some important information to keep in mind about thunderstorms. Those with outdoor plans should closely monitor the weather on Saturday!
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 VA17:15Lightning Observed10796767W 9-29.98
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN16:53Mostly Cloudy10836554SW 10-29.94
Crossville TN17:10Lightning Observed10766773W 6-29.98
Dalton GA16:55Mostly Cloudy10826658SSW 8-29.95
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)16:53Overcast10807276W 6-29.94
Middlesboro KY17:15Lightning Observed10816863SSW 7-29.93
Morristown TN17:15Mostly Cloudy10806865WSW 9G20-29.94
Oak Ridge TN16:53Mostly Cloudy10836656SSW 8-29.94
Tazewell Cnty VA16:55Mostly Cloudy10746471WSW 8-29.99
Tri-Cities TN16:53Mostly Cloudy10796664SW 10-29.95
Wise VA16:50Lightning Observed10736268SW 7-30.00

Local Weather History For May 27th...
In 1973, intense storms hit the area with wind and rain. 4 died. $5 million damage.