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Last Map Update: Thu, Sep. 21, 2017 at 3:35:35 pm EDT

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Warm temperatures in the 80s can be expected again today, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Southwest Virginia, Northeast Tennessee, the mountains, and the southern Cumberland Plateau will have the higher chances of rain today.
Autumn Equinox begins this Friday, September 22 at 4:02 PM EDT.
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
More information on this climate data can be found at

 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
Weather Vsby.
Wind Chill / Heat Index
Abingdon VA15:15Partly Cloudy10826148CALM-30.12
Andrews-Murphy NC15:20Partly Cloudy10846551SSW 5-30.08
Chattanooga TN14:53Partly Cloudy10886749WNW 691 [HI]30.05
Crossville TN14:53Lightning Observed10846451NNE 8-30.12
Dalton GA15:15Lightning Observed10876648NW 3-30.05
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)14:53Cumulonimbus Clouds Observed10876344NE 10-30.05
Middlesboro KY15:15Clear10846451CALM-30.09
Morristown TN15:15Mostly Clear10876040NE 5G12-30.07
Oak Ridge TN14:53Partly Cloudy10866448NE 5G12-30.08
Tazewell Cnty VA15:15Mostly Cloudy10796052CALM-30.16
Tri-Cities TN14:53Partly Cloudy10836350ESE 5-30.10
Wise VA15:15Clear10786054NNE 5-30.18

Local Weather History For September 21st...
In 2002, 1-3" of rain fell across the area. People were rescued from a flooded car in Athens.