Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 24 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, 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)
10:18 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
10am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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