Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: 84.23°WElev: 915ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 5 Aug 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Oak Ridge TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 93.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Oak Ridge TN
 36.02°N 84.24°W (Elev. 899 ft)
12:35 pm EDT Aug 5, 2020
3pm EDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2020
 
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