Well, Knoxville officially broke a Record high today. 73° for 2019 beats 71° from 1929. It was a 90 year old record, dating back when Herbert Hoover was in the White House. Meanwhile, I was calling for gusts today to be between 35 and 40 mph. McGhee Tyson Airport recorded a 36 mph wind gust at 12:56 PM.
Rainy downpours, 1.0 to 1.5" expected with locally higher amounts.
BIG puddles, isolated thunderstorms with strong to severe storms in the Plateau and around Chattanooga, warm, lows generally holding in the upper 50s to around 60 degrees until sunrise (7:40 AM).
Morning showers, especially. Otherwise, mostly cloudy. FALLING through the 50s early in the morning and ending the day in the upper 30s to around 40°, thanks to the passage of a cold front.
Decreasing clouds, COLDER, lows in the upper 20s.
Sunshiny skies, bright and chilly, highs in the mid-40s.
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