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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles WNW Helenwood TN

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles WNW Helenwood TN
 36.48°N 84.7°W (Elev. 1391 ft)
2:42 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
4am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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