NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Rain is moving in for Thursday & Friday. This will be followed by a strong cold front will finally send temperatures to where they should be for the fall season.
Rain chances before the colder weather
With this front, enough moisture will be in place for rain showers and a few isolated thunderstorms. Thankfully, the overall weather dynamics do not support severe weather in our area. Rain chances increase Thursday evening through Friday morning.
Mainly cloudy sky for Thursday. Rain showers could increase as early as mid-morning for areas in southwest Southern Kentucky and Middle Tennessee counties near the Tennessee River. Late Thursday afternoon, rain showers to increase in coverage through the evening.
Friday morning, the cold front pushes through the region. Morning clouds and an isolated shower. Afternoon sunshine returns with a brisk northwest wind.
Changing wind direction
The wind turns to the northwest on Friday with the cold front. However, a secondary push of colder air brings STRONGER winds late Friday into early Saturday.
Temperature change ahead
Thanks to the clouds & rain for Thursday, temperatures will mostly stay in the 70s. Comparing Thursday’s high temperature to this weekend, we will see a 15-20 degree temperature DROP thanks to the fall cold front arrives on Friday.
Behind the front on Friday, temperatures will be cooler compared to what we’ve seen all this week. Afternoon temperatures Friday are in the upper 60s to middle 70s.
By Saturday morning, a clear sky and a relaxing wind will send temperatures to the middle and lower 40s. Despite sunshine, afternoon temperatures only reach the lower and middle 60s. On Sunday morning, VERY cold! Morning temperatures start in the low 40s, 30s for the Cumberland Plateau. Slightly warmer on Sunday PM, lower to middle 60s.
The cooler weather will be right on time as we get into Fall Festivals and other seasonal events! Also, we’ll start to see Fall Foliage take better shape in Eastern Tennessee & back to the Cumberland Plateau.
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