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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Oak Ridge TN

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Oak Ridge TN
 36.03°N 84.27°W (Elev. 797 ft)
3:38 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
8am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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