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. (WVLT) -- A the threat of snow descends upon East Tennessee on Thursday, the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority has activated its winter weather plan for McGhee Tyson Airport.
The MKAA said airport staff will be constantly monitoring weather conditions and working with the airlines to keep the airport open and flights on time.
The Authority recommends passengers use the following methods to keep an eye on their flights.
1. Contact the 800 number of the airline you are traveling with. For a list of airline telephone numbers, visit www.FlyKnoxville.com.
2. Visit the airport’s website, www.FlyKnoxville.com, or the website of the airline that you are traveling with.
3. For iPhone users, download the airport’s FREE app through iTunes or your App Store on your mobile device CLICK HERE for APP.
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