Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Oak Ridge TN
 35.98°N 84.27°W (Elev. 961 ft)
3:37 pm EDT Sep 18, 2021
4pm EDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2021
 
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