Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Independence Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 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)
3:14 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
7am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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