Current Observations

Tennessee Side
A Few Clouds and 54 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

A Few Clouds Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1019.1 mb and the humidity is 80%. Last Updated on Oct 1 2016, 8:53 am EDT.

North Carolina Side
Fair and 52 F at Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Fair Winds are Northwest at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1019.5 mb and the humidity is 83%. The wind chill is 51. Last Updated on Oct 1 2016, 8:54 am EDT.

Current visible satellite for the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Current doppler radar for the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Images dark? It's night in the mountains.


Current webcam for Look Rock Overlook, Tennessee.
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2,891ft elevation
West park looking east

Current webcam for Purchase Knob, North Carolina.
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4,911ft elevation
East park looking east

Current webcam for Cold Mountain, Tennessee.
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5,001ft elevation
East of park looking west

Current webcam for Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness, North Carolina.
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4,700ft elevation
South of park looking west

Last update local time: 9:30am Sat, Oct 01, 2016 -

National Maps & A Bird's Eye View

Current surface observations
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Precipitation forecast maps for next few days.
Alternate page for storm tracking.

Current National Weather Service watches and warnings.
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Great Smokies Weather on NOAA's website 

Bird's Eye View of the Smokies
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A zoomable map. Part of our printed hiking map.