LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT - (5 p.m. to 2 a.m.) A batch of severe storms will move in this evening, with a threat for damaging wind, hail, and tornadoes are possible. Be sure you get weather alerts! You can download the free WVLT app on your phone and turn on the severe weather notifications.
The weather ups and downs continue this week, with a warm start to the week with storms then turns cooler with a change from rain to snow.
This Monday morning comes with some showers, plenty of clouds, and mild temperatures in the mid 40s to low 50s. Knoxville is starting the day around 51 degrees.
We have a mostly cloudy day, with a few showers at times. We're warming up to around 68 degrees! Unfortunately, that heat helps to support the severe weather threat. We'll have storms come in this evening, and the winds will increase. Strong to severe storms will clear our area West to East into the overnight.
Tonight will start with the storms, then calm down. It will become partly cloudy to mostly cloudy, with a light breeze, and only cooling to around 52 degrees.
Tuesday won't warm up as much, with a mostly cloudy sky and scattered showers. We'll especially see the showers back in the afternoon, with a high of 59 degrees.
Tuesday night comes with a change from rain showers to snow showers! We're dropping to the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday starts with the scattered snow showers, and only warms up to around 45 degrees!!
Thursday comes with the sunshine again, and we can start to warm back up, as we top out around 52 degrees.
We'll have showers move in again Friday into the weekend, with a big warm-up again for the weekend. We'll just back into the 60s.
Have a great day and be careful this evening!
Meteorologist Heather Haley
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