Isolated storms Wednesday with more heat and humidity

Meteorologist Ben Cathey tracks on and off rain and storms throughout the rest of the week.
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 3:03 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2022 at 10:34 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The heat and humidity continue to make it feel 100°+ at times. The coverage in rain and storms continue to build heading towards the end of the week and into the weekend.

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The earlier severe thunderstorms are wrapped up. Karns and Powell were the hardest hit. This was a small downburst, moving through at about 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Tonight, a stray shower is possible with scattered clouds and patchy fog. We’ll only drop to around 74 degrees.

Isolated pop-up storms return Wednesday afternoon and evening. An isolated stronger storm is possible with gusty winds being the main threat. It’ll be another hot one with a high of 95 degrees.


Scattered rain and storms develop at times throughout the rest of the week.

Storms are at a 40% coverage Thursday afternoon to evening with a high of 94 degrees.

More on and off rain and storms start developing midday Friday and build up to a 60% coverage for Saturday. This takes from the low 90s to the upper 80s, before rain tapers off Sunday.

In your First-Alert 8-day planner, next week starts off sunny and dry, before a build up in rain chances again.

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

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