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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 4:16:34 am EDT

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Mild tonight with lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Clouds will increase from the northwest overnight.
Sattered strong to severe thunderstorms may develop across the are during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday, with damaging winds and large hail up to golfball size being the main threat. Another round of severe weather is possible late Saturday night into early Sunday morning as a intense line of storms drops into the region from the northwest. The potential for more widespread damaging winds will exist with this system. 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!
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 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(EDT)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Abingdon VA03:55Lightning Observed10615992CALM-30.01
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN03:53Mostly Cloudy10676387CALM-29.98
Crossville TN03:53Mostly Clear10665875VRB 5-29.99
Dalton GA03:55Clear106262100CALM-30.00
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)03:53Mostly Cloudy10706070SSW 9-29.96
Middlesboro KY03:55Partly Cloudy10656291WNW 3-29.97
Morristown TN03:55Overcast10646088CALM-29.98
Oak Ridge TN03:53Overcast10656186CALM-29.98
Tazewell Cnty VA03:55Overcast10645777WSW 6-30.01
Tri-Cities TN03:53Overcast10615993CALM-30.00
Wise VA03:50Partly Cloudy10645572CALM-30.03


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