Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 14 Aug 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport TN
 35.83°N 83.98°W (Elev. 961 ft)
3:10 pm EDT Aug 14, 2018
3pm EDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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