Current Observations

Tennessee Side
Fair and 23 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

Fair Winds are Variable at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1034.1 mb and the humidity is 63%. The wind chill is 17. Last Updated on Jan 18 2018, 11:53 am EST.

North Carolina Side
Fair and 27 F at Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Fair Winds are from the North at 18.4 gusting to 26.5 MPH (16 gusting to 23 KT). The pressure is 1029.8 mb and the humidity is 39%. The wind chill is 14. Last Updated on Jan 18 2018, 11:54 am 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: 6:45pm Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -

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.