Sun to clouds today, ahead of showers

Clouds are in and out of our area today, ahead of showers and colder air.

Sun to clouds today, with a light breeze. Fairly mild today, but back to being around normal with the temperatures.

Highs today:

Knoxville 55 degrees
Maryville 54 degrees
Oak Ridge 55 degrees
Dandridge 54 degrees
Oneida 50 degrees
Crossville 50 degrees
LaFollette 53 degrees
Tazewell 52 degrees
Morristown 53 degrees
Rutledge 54 degrees
Newport 53 degrees
Sevierville 52 degrees
Gatlinburg 47 degrees

Tonight, we will be blanketed in clouds. We'll see some showers late crossing over from North Carolina. It will be predominately wintry mix and snow showers in the Smokies, to rain showers in the lower elevations. With temperatures dropping to around 35 degrees in Valley, we'll see some wintry mix and snow showers by early Wednesday.

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with on and off showers. It's a 60% chance for rain during the day, with a high of 48 degrees, then cooler air will change the showers back to a wintry mix later in the day.

We'll see the showers taper to light snow by Thursday morning.

Thanksgiving Day will be mostly to partly cloudy, with a chilly high of 44 degrees. There will be lingering spotty snow showers in the higher elevations.

Total snowfall will be up to a half an inch in the Valley from Tuesday night into Thursday. (Most precipitation will be rain.)
The higher elevations will range from 0.5" to 2 inches, from the Plateau, to Northeastern Tennessee, and parts of Eastern Kentucky.
The mountains, Smokies and in SE Kentucky, will see some spots receive 2 to 5+ inches of snowfall.

Have a great day!
Meteorologist Heather Haley

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