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) -- East Tennessee is not alone in under a tornado watch.
Atlanta is too, until 4:00 pm.
Bad weather is causing flights in and out of ATL to be delayed or canceled.
Call the airport or your airline directly to check flight status.
There is also an app for McGhee Tyson on the smart phone that is easy to use.
Chicago is experiencing some bad weather as well, and some flight delays.
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