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) -- Firefighters were able to prevent a fire from spreading throughout a Knoxville home early Friday morning.
Firefighters were called to the house on W. Ford Valley Road a little before 8:00 a.m. They were able to get the fire out and contain the damage to a small laundry room, according to KFD spokesperson D.J. Corcoran.
Nobody was home at the time of the fire, he added.
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