Forecasted rain leads to Christmas parade postponements

Forecasted rain leads to Christmas parade postponements

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HARRIMAN (WATE) - Some East Tennessee Christmas parades planned for the next few days have been postponed due to forecasted rain.

The town of Harriman is postponing its parade to Monday, December 16 at 7 p.m. Sweetwater is postponing its parade to Tuesday, December 10 at 7 p.m. Both parades had originally been scheduled for Thursday night.

The annual WIVK Christmas Parade in Knoxville is set to go on rain or shine Friday night at 6:45 p.m. Gatlinburg's parade is also scheduled to go on rain or shine Friday night, beginning on East Parkway at 7:30.

The 6 Storm Team says heavy rain is expected Friday night with a 100 percent coverage.

Area-wide, one to three inches of rain from Thursday evening through Saturday morning is predicted.

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