Knoxville (WVLT) -- Feel Hot? It sure is. In fact, it's hotter today than it's ever been in recorded history in Knoxville.
WVLT Volunteer TV Meteorologist Craig Edwards reports that Knoxville set a new record high this afternoon, hitting 102 degrees.
That surpassed an almost 40 year old record set at 99 degrees in 1968.
Yesterday, Knoxville tied a record high of 99.
In case you're wondering, the record high for Knoxville this time of year is 86 degrees.
Continued Coverage of the heat, and and how it's affecting East Tennessee on Volunteer TV news and volunteertv.com.