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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: Thu, May. 25, 2017 at 10:30:34 am EDT

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Unseasonably cool and wet conditions are expected across southwest Virginia and northern half of Tennessee today.
A very moist and unstable air-mass is expected Saturday. Scattered thunderstorms are anticipated with the main concern from these storms being damaging winds and large hail. Also, locally heavy rainfall is possible which may cause localized flash flooding.
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 VA10:15Overcast10565184W 15G20-29.63
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN09:53Partly Cloudy10635165W 10-29.73
Crossville TN09:53Overcast10534985W 9-29.70
Dalton GA09:55Overcast10595587WNW 3-29.74
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)09:19Mostly Cloudy10595380SW 17-29.67
Middlesboro KY10:15Light Drizzle10555390SSW 3-29.64
Morristown TN10:15Overcast10575182WSW 16G23-29.65
Oak Ridge TN09:53Light Rain10585383VRB 5-29.68
Tazewell Cnty VA09:55Light Rain10501928SW 9-29.62
Tri-Cities TN09:53Overcast10575180SW 12G17-29.64
Wise VA09:50Overcast105151100SW 10G16-29.63

Local Weather History For May 25th...
Storm downburst hit Kingsport in 1998. Wind up to 120 mph resulted in $1.5 million damage.