Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Apr 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gatlinburg TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Gatlinburg TN
 35.73°N 83.49°W (Elev. 1594 ft)
4:12 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
1pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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