View from Look Rock Tower -- A lightning bolt hits the mountains on the western edge of the park.
The Look Rock webcam on the western edge of the park captured a photo of a lightning strike during a spring storm. Severe storms, including tornados, occur in the park, especially during spring and summer.

Current weather forecasts for the park are available by phone at (865) 436-1200 extension 630 or online from the National Weather Service:

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107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738


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