A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Oak Ridge TN
 36°N 84.27°W (Elev. 981 ft)
9:55 am EDT May 24, 2022
12pm EDT May 24, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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