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.

Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 28 May 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Townsend TN

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Townsend TN
 35.67°N 83.64°W (Elev. 1906 ft)
2:40 am EDT May 28, 2016
10am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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