I hope you are enjoying your Tuesday so far. It has been rather uneventful with broken cloud cover overhead. As we work further into this afternoon, a better shot of sunshine will become evident. Don't get too excited though, cloud cover moves back in tonight with scattered showers possible Wednesday.
The bulk of rainfall will stay north and west but isolated to scattered showers are possible overnight and into Wednesday. For the days ahead, sunshine will find its way back Thursday and the remainder of the week with warm temperatures to accompany. Though most of us will stay dry Thursday and into the start of the weekend, isolated afternoon pop up showers/ storms are possible.
Thursday will be the "game changer" day as a warm front lifts north. Warm southern air will begin flowing across the region raising high's into the 80's. This looks to continue for the foreseeable future, so prepare for above average temperatures the next several days. Average high's this time of the year sit in the upper 70's for Oak Ridge and Knoxville (77/78).
Longer term impacts look to be a warm summer with an active Atlantic, so we will be watching this over the next several weeks & months. For now, enjoy the warmer temperatures in the days ahead.
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