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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend TN
 35.68°N 83.75°W (Elev. 1093 ft)
2:55 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
4pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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