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Last Map Update: Fri, Feb. 24, 2017 at 7:43:32 pm EST

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A line of severe storms will move into the region late this evening into early Saturday morning. The main threat from these storms will be damaging winds and hail up to the size of quarters. Additionally, an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Timing is still uncertain, but it presently appears the best window for storms is from roughly 10 pm This evening to 5 am Saturday morning. Locations north of I-40 and west of I-75 will be most at risk.
It's never the wrong time to be thinking about severe weather safety. Know where you will go when a warning is issued.
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 highest risk for severe weather will be north of I-40 and west of I-75. The main timeframe will be from 10 pm Friday night through 5 am Saturday.
Remember, If you hear thunder, you're close enough to be hit! Make the right (and safe choice) -- when thunder roars, move indoors!
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
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 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(EST)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Abingdon VA19:15Clear10685053S 12-29.75
Andrews-Murphy NC19:10Clear10675258SW 6-29.80
Chattanooga TN18:53Mostly Cloudy10755244S 7-29.72
Crossville TN18:53Mostly Cloudy10695254VRB 7-29.74
Dalton GA19:15Mostly Cloudy10715353SSE 5-29.75
Knoxville TN18:53Mostly Clear10705049SSW 12-29.70
Middlesboro KY19:15Clear10725148SSW 5-29.70
Morristown TN19:15Mostly Clear10714843WSW 5-29.71
Oak Ridge TN18:53Partly Cloudy10735247SSW 5-29.71
Tazewell Cnty VA19:15Clear10654957SSE 15G18-29.76
Tri-Cities TN18:53Partly Cloudy10705049SSE 12G22-29.73
Wayne Cnty KY18:56Overcast10725453VRB 6-29.68
Wise VA19:15Clear10684442S 12G18-29.75


Local Weather History For February 24th...
Storms hit in 2012 producing hail as large as quarters.