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Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Expected Wednesday Afternoon

A significant outbreak of severe weather is expected on Wednesday as a strong cold front sweeps into the region from the west. In particular, there is an enhanced risk for thunderstorms capable of producing damaging straight-line winds during the afternoon and early evening across the entire area. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Wed, Mar. 1, 2017 at 3:52:35 pm EST

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The threat of severe weather is still in place for today. Be prepared! Make sure you have a way to get weather information and keep up-to-date on the latest forecast!!!
An enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms is still in place for today. This means numerous severe storms are possible!
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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 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
Weather Vsby.
Wind Chill / Heat Index
Abingdon VA15:35Heavy Rain With Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed4555499CALM-29.86
Andrews-Murphy NC15:30Light Rain7636398W 8-29.88
Chattanooga TN15:36Rain With Thunder \ Mist \ Cumulonimbus Clouds, Lightning Observed3635575WNW 22G38-29.84
Crossville TN15:01Lightning Observed10585590W 13G21-29.84
Dalton GA15:15Lightning Observed10736268SW 7G17-29.87
Knoxville TN15:36Heavy Rain With Thunder \ Mist \ Cumulonimbus Clouds, Lightning Observed1 3/4585590SSW 26G40-29.82
Middlesboro KY15:35Lightning Observed10665569WSW 6-29.77
Morristown TN15:35Mostly Cloudy8595793W 12-29.79
Oak Ridge TN15:23Light Rain10595586VRB 6-29.79
Tazewell Cnty VA15:35Heavy Rain With Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed5535297SSW 15G35-29.80
Tri-Cities TN14:53Rain With Thunder \ Mist \ Cumulonimbus Clouds, Lightning Observed2545396S 7-29.87
Wayne Cnty KY14:56Mostly Cloudy10635575WSW 24G30-29.77
Wise VA15:35Thunder In The Vicinity \ Lightning Observed105555100SW 18G28-29.78

Local Weather History For March 1st...
In 1980, 2-day snowstorm dumped 3-6" of snow across the area, Knoxville had 4".