Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

47°F

8°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Gatlinburg TN

High Wind Watch January 19, 07:00am until January 19, 07:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Today

    Today: Patchy dense fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Calm wind.

    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after 7am.  High near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 30. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers, mainly before 7am.  High near 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 34.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy dense fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after 7am. High near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 30. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Snow showers, mainly before 7am. High near 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Gatlinburg TN
 35.71°N 83.52°W (Elev. 1467 ft)
10:36 am EST Jan 18, 2019
11am EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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