Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 22 Sep 6:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN
 35.96°N 84.3°W (Elev. 942 ft)
3:34 pm EDT Sep 22, 2018
7pm EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 29, 2018
 
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