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Last Map Update: Thu, Feb. 23, 2017 at 10:03:35 am EST

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A line of severe storms will move into the Plateau late Friday night into early Saturday morning. Damaging winds and hail up to the size of quarters will be the main threat but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. The main timeframe will be from 9 pm Friday through 4 am Saturday.
Warm temperatures will continue today through Friday, then a cold front will bring showers and thunderstorms Friday night and early Saturday. The front will move through the area Saturday morning, then clearing skies and cooler temperatures will follow.
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 VA09:55Overcast105555100E 6-29.97
Andrews-Murphy NC09:50Partly Cloudy10585280CALM-29.94
Chattanooga TN09:53Haze4605583CALM-29.92
Crossville TN09:53Overcast10605480S 8-29.92
Dalton GA09:35Clear105757100CALM-29.93
Knoxville TN09:53Fog1/8545396ENE 3-29.92
Middlesboro KY09:55Mostly Cloudy105252100CALM-29.94
Morristown TN09:55Clear105555100NE 3-29.93
Oak Ridge TN09:53Mist1535296CALM-29.95
Tazewell Cnty VA09:55Overcast10555188CALM-29.97
Tri-Cities TN09:53Overcast10504996E 6-29.95
Wayne Cnty KY09:56Overcast10605686NE 8-29.91
Wise VA09:55Overcast105555100CALM-29.96

Local Weather History For February 23rd...
Snowstorm hit the area in 1978. Over 3" of snow fell at Knoxville over a 3-day period.