Current Observations

Tennessee Side
A Few Clouds and 46 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

A Few Clouds Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1020.6 mb and the humidity is 58%. Last Updated on Dec 5 2019, 9:53 am EST.

North Carolina Side
Fair and 45 F at Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Fair Winds are North at 11.5 MPH (10 KT). The pressure is 1018.6 mb and the humidity is 48%. The wind chill is 39. Last Updated on Dec 5 2019, 9:54 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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4,801ft elevation
South of park looking west

5.046ft elevation, Newfound Gap looking southeast

Last update local time: 6:00pm Thu, Dec 05, 2019 -

Yesterday's webcam animations

Look Rock, 1,600px x 1,232px

Cold Mountain, 648px x 518px

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.