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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

84°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 7 Jul 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Townsend TN
 35.61°N 83.78°W (Elev. 2234 ft)
3:19 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
8pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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