Current Observations

Tennessee Side
Mostly Cloudy and 71 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

Mostly Cloudy Winds are South at 18.4 MPH (16 KT). The pressure is 1008.3 mb and the humidity is 59%. Last Updated on Mar 17 2018, 3:53 pm EDT.

North Carolina Side
Fair and 75 F at Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Fair Winds are from the West at 16.1 gusting to 21.9 MPH (14 gusting to 19 KT). The pressure is 1008.2 mb and the humidity is 24%. Last Updated on Mar 17 2018, 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: 11:30pm Sat, Mar 17, 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.