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Last Map Update: Fri, Feb. 24, 2017 at 1:11:35 pm 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 VA12:55Clear10744637W 8-29.85
Andrews-Murphy NC12:50Mostly Cloudy10715353WSW 10G18-29.88
Chattanooga TN12:53Mostly Cloudy10755549S 16G21-29.82
Crossville TN12:53Mostly Cloudy10695458S 9G21-29.82
Dalton GA12:35Partly Cloudy10715556S 6G17-29.86
Knoxville TN12:53Mostly Cloudy10765243SW 20-29.80
Middlesboro KY12:55Clear10725351SSW 10G21-29.81
Morristown TN12:55Clear10715149WSW 7-29.83
Oak Ridge TN12:53Mostly Cloudy10745449SSW 9G18-29.82
Tazewell Cnty VA12:55Clear10714640SSW 6-29.87
Tri-Cities TN12:53Mostly Clear10744941SW 8-29.83
Wayne Cnty KY12:56Mostly Clear10765548S 10G23-29.75
Wise VA12:55Clear10694237S 9G18-29.86

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