Current Conditions

Knoxville, TN
60° F
Overcast
Fri
66/51
Sat
69/59
Sun
70/42
Mon
63/40

A.M. Showers, P.M. Strong to Severe Storms Saturday

Updated 9:20 PM

Today's high in Knoxville was 66 degrees at 4:57 PM at McGhee Tyson Airport. Our morning low was 37 degrees at 7:35 AM.

Oak Ridge hit 69 degrees today, while Crossville reached 66 degrees for the afternoon high.

Airport rain today: None

3.61 inches of rain for April so far...

15.19 inches of rain since January 1, 2015...0.91 inches BELOW NORMAL for the year.

Peak wind gust today: 17 mph



Tonight, clouds thicken, showers develop late, mainly after midnight, 40% chance of rain, sunrises at 6:51 AM.

Look for a low of 51 degrees.

Winds: VRB / E 3-8 mph


The normal or average low for this time of year is 50 degrees.



Knoxville on Saturday (Mostly cloudy, A.M. showers, P.M. strong to severe storms, large hail, golfball to baseball size possible, damaging winds, gusts 70-80 mph possible, highs of 66 to 69 degrees)

5 AM 51 degrees......Cloudy, showers, 80% chance

8 AM 53 degrees......Cloudy, showers, 80% chance

Noon 63 degrees......Mostly cloudy, showers, SSW 10-20 + mph

5 PM 69 degrees......Strong to severe storms, 80% chance of rain

Sunsets 8:18 PM


Saturday night: More strong storms and showers possible, 80% chance, low of 59 degrees

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, occasional showers, 60% chance of rain, high of 70 degrees

Monday: Mostly sunny, low humidity, high of 63 degrees



Knoxville on Saturday (Mostly cloudy, A.M. showers, P.M. strong to severe storms, large hail, golfball to baseball size possible, damaging winds, gusts 70-80 mph possible, highs of 66 to 69 degrees)

Knoxville 69 degrees

Maryville 69 degrees

Mascot 67 degrees

Luttrell 67 degrees

Farragut 69 degrees

Oak Ridge 69 degrees

Dandridge 68 degrees

Oneida 69 degrees

Crossville 69 degrees

LaFollette 69 degrees

Wartburg 68 degrees

Tazewell 66 degrees

Sneedville 66 degrees

Morristown 68 degrees

Rutledge 69 degrees

Newport 67 degrees

Kingston 67 degrees

Madisonville 68 degrees

Sevierville 68 degrees

Gatlinburg 65 degrees


David Aldrich

Chief Meteorologist
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Knoxville, TN

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