Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 2:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Oak Ridge TN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Patchy fog between 8am and 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog between 8am and 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. 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 chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Oak Ridge TN
 36.02°N 84.24°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:37 am EDT Sep 22, 2018
3am EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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