Current Observations

Tennessee Side
Mostly Cloudy and 48 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

Mostly Cloudy Winds are North at 8.1 MPH (7 KT). The pressure is 1026.4 mb and the humidity is 27%. The wind chill is 44. Last Updated on Feb 6 2016, 2:53 pm EST.

North Carolina Side
Fair and 44 F at Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Fair Winds are from the North at 11.5 gusting to 20.7 MPH (10 gusting to 18 KT). The pressure is 1025.2 mb and the humidity is 22%. The wind chill is 38. Last Updated on Feb 6 2016, 2:54 pm EST.

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: 3:15pm Sat, Feb 06, 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.

Special Weather Statements

West Smokies

East Smokies

NOAA Streaming Weather Radio
Knoxville, TN