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Last Map Update: Fri, Jul. 21, 2017 at 12:32:35 pm EDT

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Another hot day is in store across the region with heat indices climbing well into the 90s across much of the area, and over 100 near Chattanooga. Practice heat safety - drink plenty of water and take frequent breaks in the shade.
This is to help spread awareness about the dangers of leaving a child, and even a pet, in a closed vehicle during a warm sunny day. Please spread the word: Beat the Heat, Check the Back Seat !!!
Practice Heat Safety. Stay hydrated and take frequent breaks in the shade as often as possible.
With temperatures hot today, know the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke! Make sure you drink plenty of water and limit outdoor activity during the warmest part of the day.
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 VA12:15Lightning Observed10877159NNW 692 [HI]30.15
Andrews-Murphy NC11:55Partly Cloudy10847267W 7-30.12
Chattanooga TN11:53Partly Cloudy10897359NW 597 [HI]30.08
Crossville TN11:53Overcast10837065CALM-30.15
Dalton GA09:35Clear10757394CALM-30.15
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)11:53Mostly Cloudy10907052CALM96 [HI]30.08
Middlesboro KY12:15Lightning Observed10857571NNE 593 [HI]30.12
Morristown TN12:15Clear10877158VRB 693 [HI]30.10
Oak Ridge TN11:53Clear10887157VRB 594 [HI]30.09
Tazewell Cnty VA12:15Lightning Observed10836962NW 7-30.19
Tri-Cities TN11:53Partly Cloudy10886953VRB 792 [HI]30.12
Wise VA12:15Lightning Observed10806457NNW 10G16-30.21

Local Weather History For July 21st...
Storms ravaged the area in 2006. $643,000 wind damage. 1 person was injured in Dunlap.