Disturbance Along North Carolina Coast; Severe Storms in the Central U.S.; Widespread Heat Concerns

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring an area of low pressure just offshore of North Carolina for tropical or subtropical development. Heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds are possible along coastal sections of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast the next few days. Severe storms are likely today in the Central U.S. and heat related products extend from the Southwest into parts of the East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

93°F

34°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 9 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Oak Ridge TN
 36.02°N 84.24°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:17 pm EDT Jul 9, 2020
5pm EDT Jul 9, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 16, 2020
 
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