Expanding Heat Wave; Locally Heavy Rain Shifts to Northeast

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices continue across the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley, especially in Texas. The Excessive Heat expands to the Southwest, California and parts of Oregon starting Monday. Meanwhile, unsettled weather will persist over the East, as locally heavy to excessive rainfall shifts from the Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Petros TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Petros TN
 36.13°N 84.45°W (Elev. 2552 ft)
3:29 pm EDT Jul 21, 2018
8pm EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2018
 
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