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LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – An active period of weather continues on Monday with multiple rounds of storms possible, some of which may be strong to severe. All hazards will be possible, damaging winds, hail, and flooding. A low-end tornado threat will also be in place. The best chances of seeing any strong to severe storms will be along the TN/KY/VA state boundaries during the evening hours.
It was an afternoon of severe thunderstorm warnings, five in all, for Campbell County on Saturday. The warnings ran consecutively for the better part of three hours. There were a few downed trees and some scattered power outages from the stronger storms.
This active period of weather continues into Sunday and Monday with multiple rounds of storms possible.
Strong to severe storms are possible each of these days. Along with the storm threat, heat index values will climb to near 100-degrees Sunday and Monday. Humidity will be in the oppressive category the next two days.
We will feel the cooler temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday from the cold front that will pass through firing up storms on Sunday and Monday. Highs will be in the 70s, about ten degrees below average, on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Checking ahead for Campbell’s football season opener at Halls with the Red Devils shows temps will be in the lower 80s by the 7pm kick-off slipping into the 70s through the game. It will be mainly rain-free with a 5% chance of rain. WLAF has the live telecast over 1450wlaf.com. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/12/2023-7:30PM)