Current Observations

Tennessee Side
Overcast and 60 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

Overcast Winds are North at 13.8 MPH (12 KT). The pressure is 1006.1 mb and the humidity is 70%. The wind chill is 58. Last Updated on Apr 26 2015, 3:53 pm EDT.

North Carolina Side
Overcast and 66 F at Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Overcast Winds are from the North at 15.0 gusting to 21.9 MPH (13 gusting to 19 KT). The pressure is 1003.1 mb and the humidity is 63%. Last Updated on Apr 26 2015, 3:54 pm 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: 4:45pm Sun, Apr 26, 2015 -

National Maps & A Bird's Eye View

Current surface observations
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Print key for weather station data.
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