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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 29 Apr 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN
 35.96°N 84.3°W (Elev. 942 ft)
9:40 am EDT Apr 29, 2017
12pm EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
 
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