Storms continue at times, with a risk for damaging and a continued First Alert

Chief Meteorologist Heather Haley tracks the storms and the risk for flooding from downpours.
Published: May. 4, 2021 at 4:53 AM EDT|Updated: May. 4, 2021 at 7:06 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - We have more storms developing at times and lines of storms moving through, simply making it more on and off for our area and adding up that rainfall. The risk for severe storms continues, with our First Alert in place, we’re monitoring any damaging wind, hail, and a tornado trying to spin-up.

Line of Storms Approaching Now

Chief Meteorologist Heather Haley is tracking the storms and the risk for flooding from downpours.

Posted by WVLT on Tuesday, May 4, 2021


Risks for damaging storms.
Risks for damaging storms.(WVLT)

A line of rain and storms moves across our area late morning to midday as well, bringing more downpours and flooding risks, plus more potential for damaging storms. We’ll warm to around 79 degrees this afternoon.

This evening comes with one more wave of rain and storms, with some stronger storms still possible. This is the cold front approaching, so we’ll spend tonight with more rain and storms becoming scattered rain by the morning. The low will be around 60 degrees.


Rainfall can lead to flooding.
Rainfall can lead to flooding.(WVLT)

The rain Wednesday starts to wind down, with spotty afternoon showers and a partly cloudy view. The cooler air moves in with a high around 72 degrees.

Then Thursday and Friday are partly cloudy, with spotty rain chances, and in the mid to upper 60s.

Saturday comes with increasing clouds, but rain is isolated for now. We’ll see it increase more on Mother’s Day, Sunday, with a warm-up to the 70s ahead of the next system.

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8-day forecast
8-day forecast(WVLT)

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