Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Oak Ridge TN
 35.96°N 84.3°W (Elev. 942 ft)
7:19 am EDT May 17, 2022
8am EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database