An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 18 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newport TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Newport TN
 35.95°N 83.19°W (Elev. 1220 ft)
3:41 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
5pm EDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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