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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 1:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Townsend TN
 35.61°N 83.78°W (Elev. 2234 ft)
11:11 pm EDT May 28, 2015
3am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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