Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 28 May 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Townsend TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Townsend TN
 35.61°N 83.76°W (Elev. 1969 ft)
10:56 am EDT May 28, 2016
12pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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