Current Observations

Tennessee Side
Mostly Cloudy and 58 F at Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport, TN

Mostly Cloudy Winds are North at 8.1 MPH (7 KT). The pressure is 1013.8 mb and the humidity is 93%. The wind chill is 56. Last Updated on Apr 23 2018, 4:53 pm EDT.

North Carolina Side
Overcast and 56 F at Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport, NC

Overcast Winds are from the Southeast at 11.5 gusting to 29.9 MPH (10 gusting to 26 KT). The pressure is 1017.2 mb and the humidity is 81%. The wind chill is 53. Last Updated on Apr 23 2018, 4:54 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: 8:45pm Mon, Apr 23, 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.