Lingering Heavy Rain Threat Along the Central Gulf Coast; Rain in the Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather

Locally heavy rainfall may bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast today and Saturday from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain with the arrival of cooler temperatures to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Sep 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Rockwood TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: 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.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Sunday
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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Rockwood TN
 35.87°N 84.73°W (Elev. 1316 ft)
3:02 pm EDT Sep 17, 2021
3pm EDT Sep 17, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 23, 2021
 
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