Warming back up to seasonable today, with several dry days

Chief Meteorologist Heather Haley tracks a warming trend this week, before rain chances return.
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 4:49 AM EDT|Updated: May. 9, 2022 at 11:38 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The sunshine is here, and now we’re warming back up. We’re first making it back to a seasonable high, then comes a good warming trend with several dry days. We actually first see rain return from the east, trying to come over the Smokies, then we’ll a more tradition cold front from the west.

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It’s a mostly sunny Monday, with a good gradual climb to a seasonable high of 78 degrees. Humidity levels are mild, if you’re hoping to spend some time outdoors. We do have rising tree pollen and grass levels, in case you need to prep with the allergy medications.

Tonight stays clear, with a light breeze, and a low of 54 degrees.


The dry weather continues most of the week, with a gradual climb in temperatures day to day.

Tuesday tops out around 83 degrees. We’ll top out around the mi d80s on Wednesday, with a shift in winds and a cooler breeze on Thursday keeping us closer to 83 degrees.

A few more clouds arrive Friday with some spotty showers and storms reaching from the east. Then Saturday afternoon comes with scattered rain and storms in the afternoon as well from the east. In your First alert 8-Day Planner, our next cold front doesn’t arrive until Sunday with scattered rain and storms throughout the day.

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