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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 12:25:33 pm 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 www.nws.noaa.gov/om/coop/ 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
More information on this climate data can be found at http://www.weather.gov/mrx/dailyclimateimageinfo

 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(EDT)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Abingdon VA12:15Rain5555391W 8-29.65
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN11:53Mostly Cloudy10655058SSW 14G18-29.76
Crossville TN11:53Overcast10564977W 17G26-29.72
Dalton GA11:55Mostly Cloudy10645163W 8-29.77
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)11:53Mostly Cloudy10605377SW 16-29.69
Middlesboro KY12:15Drizzle5565389WSW 6-29.65
Morristown TN12:15Overcast10595382WSW 17-29.66
Oak Ridge TN11:53Mostly Cloudy10625167SW 8-29.69
Tazewell Cnty VA11:55Rain10512131SW 8G20-29.63
Tri-Cities TN11:53Light Rain10575180WSW 16G22-29.65
Wise VA11:50105151100SW 12G22-29.63


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