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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

84°F

29°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 6 May 6:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. 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 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Gatlinburg TN
 35.67°N 83.58°W (Elev. 2526 ft)
2:59 pm EDT May 6, 2015
8pm EDT May 6, 2015-6pm EDT May 13, 2015
 
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