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Broken Clouds


Hi: 64° Lo: 49°

Feels like 53°F
Precipitation: 20%
Humidity: 93%

Dewpoint: 51°
Heat Index: 53°
Wind Direction: NNE
Wind Speed: 3 mph

Sunrise: 07:14:10 am
Sunset: 06:24:36 pm

Cloudy, occasional rain. Highs in the lower to mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s.

1 AM


Humidity: 98%
Precip: 20%

2 AM


Humidity: 95%
Precip: 20%

3 AM


Humidity: 95%
Precip: 20%

4 AM


Humidity: 95%
Precip: 20%

5 AM


Humidity: 94%
Precip: 20%

6 AM


Humidity: 93%
Precip: 10%


Hi: 73° Lo: 52

Hi: 76° Lo: 52

Hi: 60° Lo: 29

Hi: 54° Lo: 35

Hi: 57° Lo: 44

Hi: 69° Lo: 57

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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 Thursday?"
No, although few spotty shower may develop in the Smokies or S.E. Kentucky on Thursday.

"Will I need my sunglasses on Thursday?"
Yes, with a mix of sun and clouds.

Overnight, Partly to mostly cloudy, mild, patchy fog, some of which could be dense, sunrise 7:13 AM

Look for a low temperature around 49 degrees

Winds: VRB 0-5 mph

The normal or average high for this time of year is 54 degrees.
The normal or average low for this time of year is 34 degrees.

Knoxville on Thursday (Early fog and clouds, then partly sunny and warm, highs 70 to 73 degrees)

Record high on Thursday: 83° (1996)

5 AM 49 degrees......Mostly cloudy, patchy fog

8 AM 49 degrees......Mostly cloudy, patchy fog, sunrise 7:13 AM

Noon 68 degrees......Mix of sun and clouds, SW 3-8 mph

4 PM 73 degrees......Mix of sun and clouds

Sunset 6:26 PM

Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy, low of 52 degrees

Friday: Partly cloudy, gusts up to 30 mph, record warmth, 76° (1890), high of 76 degrees

Saturday: Strong to severe storms early, 60% chance, then partly cloudy, gusts around 30 mph, daytime high around 60 degrees

David Aldrich
Chief Meteorologist
VLT Local 8 Weather
Knoxville, TN

email: david.aldrich@wvlt-tv.com


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