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Hi: 73° Lo: 52°

Feels like 60°F
Precipitation: 0%
Humidity: 78%

Dewpoint: 53°
Heat Index: 60°
Wind Direction: SSW
Wind Speed: 3 mph

Sunrise: 07:12:57 am
Sunset: 06:25:33 pm

Partly sunny. Highs near 73 and lows in the lower 50s.

1 AM


Humidity: 87%
Precip: 0%

2 AM


Humidity: 85%
Precip: 0%

3 AM


Humidity: 86%
Precip: 0%

4 AM


Humidity: 85%
Precip: 0%

5 AM


Humidity: 85%
Precip: 10%

6 AM


Humidity: 88%
Precip: 10%


Hi: 76° Lo: 49

Hi: 60° Lo: 29

Hi: 54° Lo: 35

Hi: 59° Lo: 47

Hi: 69° Lo: 57

Hi: 69° Lo: 35

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"Warmer days ahead ?"
Yes, winter is on vacation, while we get another taste of spring.

"Should I carry an umbrella with me Friday?"
No need. Storms, some strong to severe, should roll in very early Saturday.

"Will I need my sunglasses on Friday?"
Yes, with partly cloudy skies.

Knoxville on Friday (Partly cloudy, record warmth, gusts to 30 mph, highs 73 to 76 degrees)

5 AM 52 degrees......Few clouds, patchy fog

8 AM 52 degrees......Partly cloudy, patchy fog, sunrise 7:12 AM

Noon 72 degrees......Partly cloudy, S 5-15 mph, gusts 25 to 30 mph

4 PM 76 degrees......Partly cloudy, Record high: 76° (1890)

Sunset 6:27 PM

LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT - The line of storms that moves through late Friday night could have some stronger to severe storms, with damaging winds and hail possible from a severe storm. Stay with the Local 8 Weather team for the latest on timing and intensity as the storms get closer. Also, with this being an overnight system, be sure you get weather alerts! A NOAA weather radio will alert you, or you can get the free WVLT app on a smart phone, and turn on the severe weather notifications.

Tonight: Increasing clouds, strong to severe storms overnight, 60% chance, low of 49 degrees

Saturday: Early showers and storms, then partly cloudy, 12 AM high: mid-60s, daytime high around 60 degrees and FALLING

Sunday: Mostly sunny, morning low: 29 degrees, high near 54 degrees

David Aldrich
Chief Meteorologist
VLT Local 8 Weather
Knoxville, TN

email: david.aldrich@wvlt-tv.com


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