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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SSW Townsend TN
 35.59°N 83.81°W (Elev. 1926 ft)
10:19 am EDT Jul 21, 2017
10am EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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