Severe Thunderstorms In The Upper Midwest; A Sweltering Heat Wave For The West

Severe thunderstorms may bring flash flooding and a risk for a few tornadoes across parts of Iowa, southern/eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin today. A sweltering heat wave with record breaking temperatures is expected the rest of the week in much of the West. Numerous excessive heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across Arizona, California and Nevada. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sevierville Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge Airport (KGKT)

Lat: 35.86°NLon: 83.53°WElev: 1001ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 26 May 4:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Townsend TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 76. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 76. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Townsend TN
 35.69°N 83.66°W (Elev. 2231 ft)
3:30 pm EDT May 26, 2020
4pm EDT May 26, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2020
 
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