Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 15 Oct 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SE Pittman Center TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7pm.  Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 52.

    Patchy Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7pm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Patchy frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SE Pittman Center TN
 35.69°N 83.28°W (Elev. 5404 ft)
2:50 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
3pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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