Christmas Day weather in East Tennessee will be mild and mostly sunny

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Historical chances of snowfall on Christmas Day in East Tennessee (WATE 6 Storm Team)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Dreaming of a white Christmas?

You’ll have better luck finding the classic holiday movie “White Christmas” on cable.

The latest WATE 6 Storm Team forecast shows sunny skies with a few clouds on a very mild Christmas Day. The high should hit at least 62.

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That’s more than 10 degrees above normal.

Historically, a Knoxville snowfall on Christmas Day is unlikely. It’s more likely in the higher elevations of the East Tennessee mountains, but still doesn’t happen a lot.

The most snow on Christmas Day in Knoxville was in 1969 when seven inches fell.

Enjoy the mild weather. The early indications are things get decidedly winter-like in January.

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The WATE 6 Storm Team seven-day forecast including Christmas Day. (WATE)

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