Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 10 Aug 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Powell TNSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Patchy fog before midnight, then patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Patchy fog before midnight, then patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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 36.03°N 84.02°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
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