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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 3:45:34 pm EDT

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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 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 VA15:35Overcast10786768W 10-29.99
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN14:53Mostly Cloudy10866753SSW 16G25-29.97
Crossville TN15:06Partly Cloudy10776771W 8-30.01
Dalton GA15:15Mostly Cloudy10806865SSW 7G16-29.98
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)14:53Overcast10796664WSW 13-29.97
Middlesboro KY15:35Mostly Cloudy10826862S 9G17-29.94
Morristown TN15:35Mostly Clear10806865W 9G17-29.96
Oak Ridge TN14:53Partly Cloudy10796562VRB 6-29.98
Tazewell Cnty VA15:15Mostly Cloudy10746473WSW 9-30.01
Tri-Cities TN14:53Overcast10796766WSW 9-29.97
Wise VA15:10Partly Cloudy10756264CALM-30.02


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