Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 24 May 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Oak Ridge TN

  • Today

    Today: 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 65. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °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 before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 61. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 61 °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 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Calm wind. 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 before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 61. South wind around 5 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 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Oak Ridge TN
 36.02°N 84.24°W (Elev. 899 ft)
6:46 am EDT May 24, 2022
8am EDT May 24, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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