Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Overcast

88°F

31°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 13 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  High near 85. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 85. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Oak Ridge TN
 36.02°N 84.24°W (Elev. 899 ft)
11:48 am EDT Aug 13, 2020
2pm EDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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