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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1025.3 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Feb 12:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Helenwood TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Helenwood TN
 36.48°N 84.64°W (Elev. 1299 ft)
11:09 am EST Feb 20, 2018
12pm EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 26, 2018
 
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