Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

39°F

4°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 17 Jan 1:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Gatlinburg TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain, snow, and sleet, becoming all rain after 4pm.  High near 43. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  High near 59. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain, snow, and sleet, becoming all rain after 4pm. High near 43. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. High near 59. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Gatlinburg TN
 35.73°N 83.49°W (Elev. 1594 ft)
1:36 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
2pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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