Thunderstorms and Flooding Along the Gulf Coast; Winter Returns in the Central Rockies

A stalled front along the west-central Gulf Coast will contribute to a few severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding over the next couple of days. Meanwhile, a vigorous system will produce heavy snow across the central Rockies into the High Plains the next few days. Finally, critical fire weather conditions are expected across the Four Corners region through Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Apr 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SSW Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming west 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.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming west 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.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SSW Oak Ridge TN
 35.92°N 84.31°W (Elev. 1142 ft)
12:39 pm EDT Apr 14, 2021
1pm EDT Apr 14, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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