A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Back from Season 15 of Big Brother, East Tennessee's own, Judd Daugherty stopped by our studio Thursday to talk with our Local 8 News morning team.
Daugherty said he is thankful for all the support he has received during and after the competition. He is still working on getting back to a normal sleep schedule, but he said it is great to meet the fans who have been following his journey.
Daugherty will be hosting a meet and greet Thursday, October 10, at Carleo's in Knoxville. The event will start at 8 p.m. and wrap up at 11 p.m. There is no cover charge, but donations will be accepted for St. Jude's.
There will be another meet and greet this weekend in Etowah, Judd's hometown. Other Season 15 contestants will be there including, Nick Jeremy, Amanda, McCrae and Gina Marie. It will be held at L & N Depot, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be live music, vendors and a raffle for charity.
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