After months without a heavy rain, the National Weather Service in Morristown is forecasting that a series of low pressure systems will produce periods of rain, some occassionally heavy, from Monday through Wednesday.
“Totals exceeding three inches are possible near Chattanooga and Knoxville, while the Bristol/Tri-Cities area could see up to two inches of rain,” the National Weather Service said.
The last rainfall of more than one inch in the Knoxville area was July 5, or more than four months ago, according to the Weather Service.
The drought has hurt firefighters battling a series of blazes across Tennessee this month, including in Anderson County. A heavy rain would presumably help.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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