Plenty of clouds, some hazy sun, warm, some drizzle possible, highs in the mid 60s
Mostly cloudy, stray showers possible, warm, lows in the mid 50s
Mostly cloudy, some hazy sun, wind-driven showers, heavier toward evening,
BEST chance for rain: 3 PM to 10 PM, isolated thunder, record breaking heat with highs in the lower to mid 70s.
Knoxville's Record high on Saturday is in play:
72° (1890)...130 year old record ! Last time Knoxville was that warm on the 11th of January was when Benjamin Harrison was in the White House.
Damaging wind possible Saturday
Gusts in the Valley & Plateau: over 50 mph potentially.
Gusts in the Smokies: over 70 + mph potentially.
Cannot rule out an isolated tornado somewhere in East Tennessee.
Today's model runs for rain suggest:
3 Model Average: 0.69" of potential rain late Friday into Saturday.
Mostly sunny, highs around 60°
Partly cloudy, highs in the lower 60s
So the weather does not surprise you
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