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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 9:52:34 am 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!
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 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(EDT)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Abingdon VA09:35Mostly Cloudy10726374W 5-30.03
Andrews-Murphy NC21:40Heavy Rain46464100CALM-29.71
Chattanooga TN08:53Mostly Cloudy10726373S 5-30.02
Crossville TN09:27Overcast10696278VRB 3-30.04
Dalton GA09:35Mostly Cloudy10696482SSE 5-30.05
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)08:53Overcast10716273W 9-30.00
Middlesboro KY09:35Overcast10726375S 6-29.99
Morristown TN09:35Overcast10736473WSW 9-30.01
Oak Ridge TN08:53Overcast10716273CALM-30.01
Tazewell Cnty VA09:35Overcast10676179WSW 12G16-30.03
Tri-Cities TN08:53Mostly Cloudy10666081CALM-30.00
Wise VA09:30Overcast10685972SW 10G17-30.05


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