Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

32°C

90°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 11 km/h
Barometer 1013.5 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (93°F)
Last update 12 Aug 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 35. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 31 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 28. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 20 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 35. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 28. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend TN
 35.68°N 83.75°W (Elev. 333 m)
3:20 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
5pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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