Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 22 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Townsend TN
 35.63°N 83.78°W (Elev. 2028 ft)
2:54 pm EDT Aug 22, 2019
6pm EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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