Scattered rain and storms arrive Thursday evening with our next cold front

Meteorologist Ben Cathey tracks the next cold front that gives us a brief break in the heat and humidity.
Published: Jun. 1, 2022 at 3:10 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 1, 2022 at 10:02 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The heat and humidity continue Thursday with rain and storms arriving with our next cold front. That front will knock temperatures back to “normal” and bring down the humidity!

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Clouds start moving in tonight, with a partly cloudy view and a stuffy low of 69 degrees. A stray shower is possible overnight.

Thursday starts out steamy, with spotty rain. Rain and storms are slowly developing, then moving in. So we’ll have a 40% coverage in the mid-afternoon, with a high of 88 degrees, then a 60% coverage in the evening. This means not everyone gets the rain you may want, with a broken line of rain and storms from this cold front. Where it rains, it brings about a quarter to half an inch, with isolated higher amounts.

Future rainfall Thursday to Friday morning
Future rainfall Thursday to Friday morning(WVLT)

LOOKING AHEAD

Friday morning has a few pre-dawn showers, with clouds in the morning exiting for more afternoon sunshine and a mild high of 80 degrees. The humidity drops off too, so the low by Saturday morning will be cooler at 57 degrees. Saturday is also seasonable, with a mostly sunny view and a high of 82 degrees.

In your First Alert 8-Day Planner, the weekend is looking mostly dry with a stray pop-up possible in the mountains Sunday, as the humidity slowly climbs back up. We’ll also heat back up to the mid-80s Sunday before a few storms develop Tuesday and the next cold front moves in mid-week.

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

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