With a chance of storms Thursday evening, many are wondering what their Halloween plans will look like.

Even with the possibility of storms, the Knoxville Center Mall says they're unsure if it will affect attendance this year. Their trick-or-treating in the mall event is generally popular every year. Workers in the mall will start handing out candy to trick-or-treaters at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Planners for outdoor events however, are playing close attention to the radar.

The Haunted Forest off of Clinton Highway in Powell says it's having some of its best couple weeks ever.

"It's been a good year for us," said Larry Wise. "We've been fortunate. Because usually you'll have some days rained out and we haven't had a day rained out yet."

But storms threaten to hurt business on the one day the whole forest is centered on-- Halloween.

It's an uphill battle to get to the Haunted Forest, put on by Dante Baptist Church. Volunteers bring people to the top on big flatbed trucks and hay bales. If it rains, Wise said they have to cancel.

"The way up here is rough. Sometimes it's as scary as the Haunted Forest," Wise said. "If it does rain, we can't get vehicles up here, so we're watching it. We'll set up and we'll be ready and if the rain doesn't hit until later on in the evening, we'll be running full blast tomorrow night on Halloween night."

Those who plan on trick-or-treating are looking at other options, as well. Indoor events could actually benefit from rain and strong winds.

Jim Whidby with Cherokee Caverns expects more traffic on Halloween for Trick or Treating in the Cave.

"The atmosphere in the cave is the same all the time. It's 58 degrees, it never changes, 100% humidity. There's no wind in the cave. So it's really a good event to go to regardless of the weather," Whidby said.

About 200 people can be in the cave at one time, as well as an additional 100+ in the walkway going into the cave.

Other indoor activities, like Frightworks Haunted House, said they expect more business Thursday because of the possible rain.

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