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Last Map Update: Fri, Oct. 21, 2016 at 9:07:27 am EDT

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A strong cold front will bring a much cooler air mass into the region today, knocking highs all the way back into the 50s to lower 60s and lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s -- a 25- 30 degree difference! Some patchy frost will be possible across NE Tennessee, SW North Carolina, and SW Virginia on Saturday Night.
Exceptional drought conditions continue across much of the region. Significant impacts are already being reported. Area lakes and reservoirs are at very low levels. There is also significant agricultural and forestry concerns across the southern Appalachians.
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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Local Weather History For October 21st...
In 2005, storms hit the area with $138,000 wind damage. Quarter-size hail fell in Oak Ridge.