Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

27°C

81°F

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed W 13 km/h
Barometer 1019.7 mb (30.14 in)
Dewpoint 10°C (50°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 24 May 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gatlinburg TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Gatlinburg TN
 35.73°N 83.49°W (Elev. 486 m)
2:40 pm EDT May 24, 2016
3pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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