Sunshine returns for a little bit before rainy and stormy stretch of weather

Meteorologist Ben Cathey tracks a typical spring-like pattern heading towards the weekend.
Published: Apr. 26, 2022 at 3:05 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 26, 2022 at 9:43 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The cold air from that cold front settles in tonight allowing for us to drop into the 30s by Wednesday morning. Sunshine and mild temperatures return before we get on a rainy and stormy stretch of weather.

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The cooler air is here! We are about 20+ degrees cooler compared to yesterday. We’ll see those clear skies tonight allowing us to drop to around 39 degrees. The higher elevations could see temperatures in the mid-30s! Stray frost is possible along the ridges and hills. Some sheltered spots in the Valley could see some patchy frost as well. Areas along the Tennessee/Kentucky border are under a Frost Advisory through Wednesday morning.

Frost Advisory
Frost Advisory(WVLT)

Wednesday is beautiful and sunny, but the high is only around 68 degrees.


Thursday starts out in the low 40s, with sunshine and a high of 71 degrees for your afternoon. You’ll want to try to get that yard work done before the weekend if you can because we get on a rainy and sometimes stormy stretch starting Friday evening.

Adding in a few more clouds Friday with highs staying in the upper 60s. Spotty showers are possible especially overnight into Saturday morning.

Scattered rain and storms continue Saturday and really last into early next week. Highs remain mild though with temperatures in the upper 70s to lower 80s. With the heat and humidity too, it looks like we’ll get on a spring-like pattern with storms pulsing up at times.

Tuesday evening's First Alert 8-day planner
Tuesday evening's First Alert 8-day planner(WVLT)

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