TOP PHOTO: East Beech Street near South Indiana Avenue is where this photo was taken on Thursday afternoon.
PHOTO ABOVE: Several people WLAF spoke with on Thursday afternoon agreed that this is the highest and fastest they can ever remember seeing Big Creek in downtown La Follette.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A stationary front is located across the region with numerous showers and thunderstorms expected today into tonight, generally along and south of Interstate 40. See more Thursday afternoon photos HERE. Some thunderstorms will be capable of heavy rainfall with localized flooding and gusty winds. This stalled front will keep a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through the weekend. The remnants of Tropical Storm Barry could bring scattered thunderstorms with heavy downpours by the middle of next week.
Fog opens Friday in Campbell County with another muggy day that features a slight chance of isolated showers this morning under partly sunny skies. Showers become more of the scattered variety this afternoon as the high heads to 86-degrees. Limited rain chances remain Friday night with a low of 68. Your full forecast is HERE. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/12/2019-6AM)