Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 12:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend TN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend TN
 35.68°N 83.75°W (Elev. 1093 ft)
9:48 pm EDT Aug 19, 2018
1am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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