WVLT WEATHER ALERT as morning storms move into the area

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Today is a WVLT WEATHER ALERT DAY. Showers and storms will be widespread this morning. Expect slowdowns on the roads this morning, with lots of rain and thunder. We do get a good break after the late morning, all the way until about 3:00 p.m. Then we enter the *final* round of storms. Those storms will be really gusty, but they will wrap up through 7:00 p.m.

Tree down on Gaston Ave. in Knoxville Thursday morning.

Several lines of stronger storms roll in this morning. We can’t get a break! The first is up north of I-40. The second is here around 7:00 a.m. on the Plateau and in southeast Tennessee. All signs point to a break late this morning into the early afternoon.
More storms are back on this ALERT DAY afternoon. The rain should be wrapped up around 8:00 p.m. High today: 81°

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