2014: Slowest start to tornado season ever


  Remember the “polar vortex” and the bouts of crazy cold this winter? Well, that’s the reason why we are seeing one of the slowest starts to tornado season in history. So far, 2014 has been one big “cone of

Forecast: Another warm and mostly sunny day, rain tomorrow


Looks like another spring day is in store for Thursday. Expect mostly sunny skies today. Rain showers and cloud cover will mainly remain north of East Tennessee, although a few clouds may stray into the region, especially this evening. Temperatures

Forecast: Rain returns Friday, sun returns for weekend


Another pleasant day is in store Thursday. Areas of frost are possible in the morning. Temperatures will start off in the 40s and low 50s, rising into 70s by late afternoon. We may see increasing clouds during the evening. Rain

Weekend Forecast: Cloudy with chance of showers through Sat, mostly sunny for Easter

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Clouds have moved into the region overnight, courtesy of a low pressure system currently situated over the Deep South. These clouds will linger over the region today, making for mostly cloudy skies. A large band of precipitation extends through Alabama,

Forecast: Record cold tonight and Wednesday morning


  *A FREEZE WARNING remains in effect for all East Tennessee counties until Wednesday morning Winter is making a brief comeback. Cold, northern air will continue to flow into the region tonight through Wednesday morning. The cold will be enhanced

Damaging freeze Tuesday night

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*All counties in East Tennessee are under a FREEZE WATCH in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. Following a round of rain showers and possible thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday, a potentially damaging freeze will likely affect East Tennessee

Week Ahead: T-storms and showers through Tuesday, sunny and Wednesday & Thursday


A strong cold front will move through East Tennessee Monday afternoon and evening. Showers and thunderstorms are likely across the region. A few storms may be strong to marginally-severe, with damaging winds the primary threat. Monday night, thunderstorms will transition

Very warm and dry this weekend


  Remember just a few weeks ago, when it felt more like winter than spring? Well, today and Sunday, its going to feel like we ditched spring for summer. Temperatures will peak in the upper-70s to low-80s during the afternoons

Upcoming SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes


  If you are looking to become a SKYWARN storm spotter, you better get a move on. The National Weather Service in Morristown only has three spotter classes remaining on their schedule. Registration is not required for the classes currently

Forecast: Very warm weather on the way


I think it is finally safe to put our winter coats back in the closet. Very-warm temperatures are in the forecast through the weekend. Highs will be in the 70s at least through Monday. Actually, Chattanooga and other locations in