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Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Expected Wednesday Afternoon

A significant outbreak of severe weather is expected on Wednesday as a strong cold front sweeps into the region from the west. In particular, there is an enhanced risk for thunderstorms capable of producing damaging straight-line winds during the afternoon and early evening across the entire area. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Wed, Mar. 1, 2017 at 2:05:33 pm EST

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The threat of severe weather is still in place for today. 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 is still in place for today. This means numerous severe storms are possible!
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 VA13:35Heavy Rain With Thunder In The Vicinity2 1/2535295SE 5-29.89
Andrews-Murphy NC13:30Overcast10666078WSW 16G21-29.91
Chattanooga TN12:53Overcast9716170SSW 20G32-29.88
Crossville TN13:18Thunder In The Vicinity \ Light Rain \ Mist \ Lightning Observed3565493WSW 13G22-29.88
Dalton GA13:35Overcast10716273SSW 12G24-29.90
Knoxville TN13:08Lightning Observed10705968SSW 24G32-29.82
Middlesboro KY13:35Rain With Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed5615685SW 10G18-29.83
Morristown TN13:35Mist1 1/45959100W 7-29.83
Oak Ridge TN13:44Heavy Rain \ Fog1/2595793WSW 8G16-29.85
Tazewell Cnty VA13:35Heavy Rain With Thunder \ Lightning Observed1/24949100SSE 7-29.88
Tri-Cities TN13:09Heavy Rain With Thunder \ Mist \ Cumulonimbus Clouds, Lightning Observed2545189N 8-29.87
Wayne Cnty KY12:56Light Rain \ Lightning Observed10615786SW 23G30-29.81
Wise VA13:35Rain With Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed55353100SW 15G23-29.84

Local Weather History For March 1st...
In 1980, 2-day snowstorm dumped 3-6" of snow across the area, Knoxville had 4".