Current Observations

Tennessee Side
Light Rain and 37 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

Light Rain Winds are West at 3.5 MPH (3 KT). The pressure is 1016.1 mb and the humidity is 89%. Last Updated on Oct 31 2014, 10:53 pm EDT.

North Carolina Side
Overcast and 40 F at Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Overcast Winds are from the North at 16.1 gusting to 27.6 MPH (14 gusting to 24 KT). The pressure is 1009.7 mb and the humidity is 70%. The wind chill is 32. Last Updated on Oct 31 2014, 10:54 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: 11:30pm Fri, Oct 31, 2014 -

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