Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

83°F

28°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Apr 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN
 35.64°N 83.59°W (Elev. 2490 ft)
2:56 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
3pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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