Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Helenwood TN

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. 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: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. 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.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Helenwood TN
 36.43°N 84.65°W (Elev. 1102 ft)
6:52 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
10am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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