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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Wednesday across portions of the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys

Strong to severe storms are expected to develop across portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley on Wednesday. A Slight Risk has been highlighted to indicate the area most likely to see supercell activity. Heavy rainfall from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Tennessee Valley could lead to flash flooding. Some areas could see as much as 3 inches of rainfall.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 7:53 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Southwest winds 10 mph or less. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 mph or less. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 mph or less. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 10 mph or less. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Independence Day
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Monday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower to mid 80s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower to mid 80s.
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