Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 May 6:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN
 35.64°N 83.59°W (Elev. 2490 ft)
3:38 pm EDT May 28, 2016
7pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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