KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Summer has arrived with the splash-and-dash types of afternoon storms we've come to expect. After a snowy Winter and cool Spring, Summer has taken on a classic feel. That pattern should continue next week with the heat of the day interrupted by thunderstorms.
The weekend forecast looks perfect with more sun than isolated showers. If we see anything pop up, it will likely be in the mountains near Gatlinburg, and north of Crossville. In Knoxville, look for 88 Saturday and 87 Sunday. Monday has a better chance for scattered storms.
Some fun facts about the Summer Solstice. We know it's the longest day of the year, but did you know that it is also the longest twilight. In the Winter, it gets dark about 15 minutes after sunset. This weekend, it will stay light on the horizon for about an hour after sunset.
And, we feel for our neighbors in the southern Hemisphere...they've just started Winter !! ...lol, have a great weekend !
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.