Knoxville's low and high on Thursday: 24° and 45°
With the Winter Solstice coming up on Saturday, we are quickly approaching the SHORTEST day and LONGEST NIGHT of the YEAR. Say hello to winter on Saturday, December 21st at 11:19 PM EST, astronomically speaking.
Re: Rain Chances on Sunday
Southern storm should bring some rain in on Sunday and lingering into the first half of Monday. The center of this rainmaker should roll from Destin, FL to Myrtle Beach, SC, bringing some Gulf of Mexico moisture into East Tennessee. The bulk of this rain, however, should stay south of our area into Georgia and the Carolinas.
Starry skies, frosty cold by morning, lows in the mid to upper 20s.
Sunrise 7:42 AM
Hazy sunshine due to high thin clouds, a bit milder, highs in the lower 50s
Sunset 5:25 PM
Clouds thicken, lows in the lower to mid-30s.
Mostly cloudy, drizzle possible late, highs in the lower to mid-50s
Mostly cloudy, spotty rain possible, lows in the upper 30s.
Cloudy skies, rain showers, 40% chance, highs around 50°.
Cloudy, rain showers, 80% chance, lows in the upper 30s.
Lingering morning showers fade, 60% chance, clouds to some sun, highs in the mid to upper 50s
Sunny, highs in the lower 60s
Sunny, highs in the lower to mid-60s
Normal high for Christmas in Knoxville: 48°
Record high for Christmas in Knoxville: 76° (1982)
This warm Christmas outlook was first presented on November 5th during my Winter Weather Outlook. To see that video for the rest of this upcoming winter, go to the Home page of CaptainAccurate.com, scroll down a bit, then hit PLAY.
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