Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.98°NLon: -83.94°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 10 Feb 10:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Knoxville TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before 1am, then isolated flurries between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before 1am, then isolated flurries between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind.
Friday
A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Knoxville TN
 35.98°N 83.94°W (Elev. 0 ft)
8:20 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
11pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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