Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 13 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  High near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  High near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 8am. High near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend TN
 35.68°N 83.75°W (Elev. 1093 ft)
11:48 am EDT Aug 13, 2020
2pm EDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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