Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light north wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light north wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN
 35.96°N 84.3°W (Elev. 942 ft)
3:08 am EDT Jun 26, 2016
6am EDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database