Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 12:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend TN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend TN
 35.68°N 83.75°W (Elev. 1093 ft)
9:47 pm EDT Jul 19, 2018
1am EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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