Current Conditions

Knoxville, TN
84° F
Few Clouds

Partly sunny, hot afternoon Tuesday

Today's high in Knoxville was 86 degrees at 4:59 PM at McGhee Tyson Airport. Our morning low was 65 degrees at 8:51 AM.

Airport rain today: None

3.66 inches of rain for August

32.92 inches of rain since January 1, 2015...0.68 inches BELOW NORMAL for the year.

Peak wind gust today: 6 mph

Tonight, partly cloudy, patchy fog late, mild, sunrises at 7:08 AM.

Look for a low of 66 degrees.

Winds: VRB 0-5 mph

The normal or average high for this time of year is 87 degrees.
The normal or average low for this time of year is 66 degrees.

Knoxville on Tuesday (Partly sunny, spotty storms in the Plateau and Smokies, 20% chance, highs 87 to 90 degrees)

5 AM 66 degrees......Few clouds, patchy fog

8 AM 67 degrees......Mostly sunny

Noon 83 degrees......Partly cloudy, VRB 0-5 mph

5 PM 90 degrees......Partly cloudy, hot, spotty storms in the Plateau and Smokies, 20% chance

Sunsets 8:04 PM

Tuesday night: Few clouds, a bit more humid, low of 69 degrees

Wednesday: Hazy, hot and humid, spotty showers & storms for the Plateau and Smokies, 20% chance of rain, high of 92 degrees

Thursday: Hazy, hot, and humid, high of 93 degrees

Knoxville on Tuesday (Partly sunny, spotty storms in the Plateau and Smokies, 20% chance, highs 87 to 90 degrees)

Knoxville 90 degrees

Maryville 90 degrees

Mascot 88 degrees

Luttrell 87 degrees

Farragut 90 degrees

Oak Ridge 90 degrees

Dandridge 89 degrees

Oneida 85 degrees

Crossville 85 degrees

LaFollette 89 degrees

Wartburg 87 degrees

Tazewell 87 degrees

Sneedville 87 degrees

Morristown 89 degrees

Rutledge 90 degrees

Newport 85 degrees

Kingston 88 degrees

Madisonville 89 degrees

Sevierville 84 degrees

Gatlinburg 77 degrees

David Aldrich

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