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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

71°F

22°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.0 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 9:53 am EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Townsend TN
 35.67°N 83.64°W (Elev. 1906 ft)
2:59 am EDT May 6, 2015
11am EDT May 6, 2015-6pm EDT May 12, 2015
 
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