Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 83.99°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

27°C

81°F

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1013.9 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (45°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 29 Apr 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gatlinburg TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Gatlinburg TN
 35.73°N 83.49°W (Elev. 486 m)
2:56 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
5pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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