Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers.  High near 69. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Breezy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 69. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Oak Ridge TN
 36.02°N 84.24°W (Elev. 899 ft)
11:58 am EST Feb 26, 2024
12pm EST Feb 26, 2024-6pm EST Mar 3, 2024
 
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