Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

74°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sweetwater TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Sweetwater TN
 35.61°N 84.47°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
2:48 pm EDT May 2, 2016
5pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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