Weather

Warmth is here to stay — at least for a while

The extreme warmth that has flooded much of the continental United States doesn't appear to be in a hurry to leave. The past few days...

Weather service issued Flood Watch for Scott County

Scott County and the rest of East Tennessee have been placed under a Flash Flood Watch as the remnants of Hurricane Zeta continue to...

Rain expected locally from Hurricane Zeta

Hurricane Zeta will trek northward across the southeastern United States over the next several days, and is expected to bring several inches of rain...

Significant cooldown likely for the weekend

Cool air is going to flood into the eastern United States late this week, ushering in much cooler temperatures for the weekend. And, as...

Tropical storm could mean a wet weekend for East Tennessee

Tropical Storm Delta is headed for the Gulf of Mexico, and that could eventually mean a wet weekend for much of Tennessee, including the...

In the aftermath of Sally, a taste of fall

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, much cooler weather appears to be on tap for this weekend, with highs in the low 70s and...

What happened to our big cool-down?

On August 30, I wrote that a taste of fall was likely in store in about a week, with high temps dropping into the...

A preview of fall is likely lurking a week away

For well over a week, it has appeared likely that an unusually cool air mass will settle over the Mid-South region at some point...

Heavy rain is expected Friday night due to Hurricane Laura

The remnants of Hurricane Laura will impact the East Tennessee region, including the northern Cumberland Plateau, Friday evening and overnight into early Saturday, with...

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Funeral services planned for former judge, attorney Charley Sexton

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon for Oneida attorney Charles B. Sexton, who died Tuesday, December 2, in Knoxville. He was 82. In addition...

East Tennessee hospitals feeling coronavirus crunch, face overcrowding

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, the Knox County Health Department's health care system capabilities benchmark has gone from yellow to...

Finally a positive trend: active Covid-19 cases plummet

A positive trend was finally seen last week in Scott County’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic, as the number of active cases dropped substantially. According...
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