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Days are numbered for extreme heat, as summer wanes | Eye to the Sky

Summer is on the downhill slide to autumn. This isn't a prediction; you don't need fancy computer models and forecasts to make this call. You...

A big cooldown appears to be in store | Eye to the Sky

It's still hot outside — a heat advisory is in effect for the western half of Tennessee today, but the eastern half will be...

Tropical Storm Barry to impact Cumberland Plateau — again — by mid-week

From a meteorology perspective, Tropical Storm Barry is the storm that keeps on giving. The remnants of the tropical storm are expected to dump multiple...

Developing drought likely to be snapped

Even though 2019 was one of Oneida's wettest years-to-date on record through May, an abrupt turn to dry weather in late spring has led...

Eye to the Sky: Death ridge to break down, allowing temperatures to drop to closer to normal

A strong and persistent atmospheric ridge that has been in place over the Southeast for more than a week will begin to break down...

Eye to the Sky: What’s driving this surplus of sunshine and heat?

Summer has arrived early in the Cumberlands. Not too early. Memorial Day weekend is traditionally when many homeowners open their pools and start hosting more outdoors...

Damaging storms possible on Sunday

Severe thunderstorms are possible in Scott County and across East Tennessee and much of Middle Tennessee on Sunday. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center...

Severe storms, isolated tornadoes possible Thursday evening

The National Weather Service warns that severe thunderstorms — possibly including tornadoes — are possible Thursday evening. While the overall threat of severe weather is...

Much colder weather is in store for early March

Brilliant blue skies. Temperatures soaring to near 60. Consecutive days of dry weather after months of wet weather. The end of February just two...

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Errant special teams play helps No. 16 Tennessee to 31-27 win over South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — For the past decade, Tennessee fans have grown weary of watching their teams lose games in bizarre and sometimes inexplicable ways. On...

Upperman scores late to break defensive stalemate, defeats Oneida 7-0

BAXTER, Tenn. — Missed opportunities. That’s maybe the thing that will haunt Oneida the longest after Friday’s 7-0 loss at Upperman. The Bees, the two-time...

Scott High forces 4 turnovers, runs away with 35-0 win over Cumberland Gap

CUMBERLAND GAP — Scott High’s offense put up 363 yards and five touchdowns here Friday night, impressive numbers for a unit that had been...

Scott County unemployment drops to 8.7%

Scott County's unemployment rate dropped more than a percentage point between July and August, to 8.7%, according to new data released Thursday by the...
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