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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Mar 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Townsend TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast in the evening.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Townsend TN
 35.61°N 83.76°W (Elev. 1969 ft)
4:49 pm EDT Mar 22, 2017
6pm EDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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