Unseasonable warmth leading to an active week
I will issue a special blog update this evening around 7:00 to give an updated on Wednesday’s severe storm chances. If there’s any new info on Saturday’s severe storm chances I’ll share that too. Be sure to “follow” the blog to get updates sent to your inbox! Just find that “Follow” button in the lower right corner of your screen. Thank you!
MM’s Wx Vlog
Today’s Afternoon Wx Map
A warm front lifts north into the Ohio River Valley, bringing gusty southerly winds to our region today and a slight chance for a shower.
Monday: Mostly cloudy and windy. A slight chance for a shower.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy and windy. Scattered showers are likely.
Wednesday: Rain & thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be strong to severe.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with mainly morning showers.
Friday: Partly sunny.
Saturday: Rain and storms. Some storms could be strong to severe.
Almanac for Yesterday
MM’s Severe Wx Concerns
Strong and gusty winds today and tomorrow could lead to sporadic power outages across the plateau, especially to areas vulnerable to such outages. Driving high-profile vehicles could also be difficult.
A cold front will move into the area Wednesday. Right now the severe threat looks low but that will need to be monitored closely. The greatest risk looks to be from noon to midnight, though that timing will become more specific in future forecasts. I’ll issue a special blog update this evening at 7:00 to update everyone on this potential severe weather chance.
A powerful storm system will combine with unseasonably warm temps to give us another chance for strong to severe storms on Saturday. I’ll continue to monitor this very closely.
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MM’s Winter Wx Concerns
On This Day in Wx History
1982- Middle Tennessee experiences record warmth, as Nashville’s high reaches 75 degrees. Crossville gets up to 67. (This record could be in jeopardy today!)
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