Early showers, clouds to some sun Saturday

By: Chief Meteorologist David Aldrich Email
By: Chief Meteorologist David Aldrich Email

Updated 9:30 PM

Today's high in Knoxville was 46 degrees at 2:56 PM at McGhee Tyson Airport. This morning's low was 31 degrees.

Oak Ridge hit 49 degrees today, while Crossville reached 41 degrees for an afternoon high.

Airport rain today: None

1.79 inches of rain for December so far...

39.22 inches of rain and melted snow since January 1, 2014...7.00 inches BELOW NORMAL for the year.

Peak wind gust today: 14 mph

Tonight, cloudy, scattered rain showers late, some mix of snow and sleet possible, too, especially for, but not limited to the higher elevations, 40% chance, sunrises at 7:42 AM.

Look for a low of 34 degrees

Winds: NE 3-8 mph

The normal or average low for this time of year is 31 degrees.

Knoxville on Saturday (A.M. showers, 30% chance, clouds to some sun, high of 45 to 48 degrees)

5 AM 34 degrees.......Cloudy, Early showers, mainly rain, some mixing possible, 30% chance

7 AM 34 degrees.......Cloudy, Early showers, mainly rain, some mixing possible, 30% chance

Noon 42 degrees.......Mostly cloudy, VRB 0-5 mph

4 PM 48 degrees.......Mix of sun & clouds

Sunsets 5:25 PM

Saturday night: Few cloud, low of 31 degrees

Sunday: Mostly sunny, high of 53 degrees

** Winter Solstice. Winter begins 6:03 PM Sunday **

Knoxville on Saturday (A.M. showers, 30% chance, clouds to some sun, high of 45 to 48 degrees)

Knoxville 48 degrees

Maryville 48 degrees

Mascot 46 degrees

Luttrell 45 degrees

Farragut 48 degrees

Oak Ridge 48 degrees

Dandridge 47 degrees

Oneida 45 degrees

Crossville 45 degrees

LaFollette 47 degrees

Wartburg 46 degrees

Tazewell 45 degrees

Sneedville 45 degrees

Morristown 46 degrees

Rutledge 47 degrees

Newport 45 degrees

Kingston 46 degrees

Madisonville 47 degrees

Sevierville 45 degrees

Gatlinburg 40 degrees

David Aldrich

Chief Meteorologist
VLT Local 8 Weather
Knoxville, TN

david.aldrich@wvlt-tv.com


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