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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

A Few Clouds

78°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Helenwood TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Helenwood TN
 36.43°N 84.65°W (Elev. 1102 ft)
2:16 pm EST Feb 23, 2018
2pm EST Feb 23, 2018-6pm EST Mar 1, 2018
 
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