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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 11:57:35 am EDT

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National Weather Service Blacksburg, VA
National Weather Service Huntsville, ALNational Weather Service Peachtree City, GANational Weather Service Greer, SC

Strong to severe thunderstorms will move across the area during the late afternoon and evening hours today, with damaging winds and large hail up to golfball size being the main threats. 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!
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 VA11:35Overcast10746472W 12-30.03
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN10:53Mostly Cloudy10766364S 9-30.02
Crossville TN10:53Overcast10706378SW 9-30.05
Dalton GA11:35Mostly Cloudy10776465WSW 7-30.05
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)10:53Overcast10766364SW 15-30.01
Middlesboro KY11:35Mostly Cloudy10766465SW 6-30.00
Morristown TN11:35Overcast10756469W 12G20-30.00
Oak Ridge TN10:53Mostly Cloudy10746368VRB 6-30.02
Tazewell Cnty VA11:35Overcast10696379WSW 8-30.04
Tri-Cities TN10:53Overcast10746368WSW 6-30.02
Wise VA11:30Overcast10696073CALM-30.06

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