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Last Map Update: Thu, Sep. 21, 2017 at 5:29:34 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 VA16:55Partly Cloudy10836249CALM-30.10
Andrews-Murphy NC17:00Mostly Cloudy10846451CALM-30.05
Chattanooga TN16:53Cumulonimbus Clouds Observed10886648NNW 8-30.01
Crossville TN16:53Lightning Observed10816456NE 10-30.09
Dalton GA17:15Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed10876648N 3-30.02
Knoxville TN (McGhee-Tyson)16:53Cumulonimbus Clouds Observed10885937NNE 10-30.02
Middlesboro KY17:15Mostly Cloudy10816455NNE 3-30.07
Morristown TN17:15Clear10846045NE 9G17-30.05
Oak Ridge TN16:53Clear10876040VRB 6-30.05
Tazewell Cnty VA17:15Mostly Cloudy10796051N 6-30.15
Tri-Cities TN16:53Mostly Clear10856347VRB 5-30.07
Wise VA17:15Clear10785950N 6-30.16

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.