It was a stunning day with sunshine in full force by early afternoon. The afternoon high reached 63 degrees at Nashville International. It was a welcome sight after a cloudy Easter Day and a stormy night. With clouds this morning the low was at 45 degrees at BNA. It certainly looked like spring today. Blooms are exploding everywhere.
Tomorrow will be another beautiful spring day. If you are out and about tweet your spring photos at WSMVLisaSpencer, I’ll show as many as I can on the news at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 10pm. With temperatures tumbling into the upper 30s tonight and winds going calm, areas of fog will develop. It will disappear as the sunshine takes over and warms the atmosphere to the upper 60s in the afternoon. Wednesday will warm even more, but clouds will start to roll in. Rain and thunderstorms will follow in the evening. At this this time, the Storm Predication Center will does not have Middle Tennessee in a risk zone for severe weather, however we will likely have some strong thunderstorms.
Some areas, particularly to the southwest could pick up some significant rain by 5pm Thursday. Even areas around Nashville could receive 2″ of rain.
The latest model run of the RPM brings rain into West Tennessee by 5pm Wednesday.
Areas of rain spread east later in the night.
The rain and possible thunderstorms become even more widespread by Thursday morning.
The good news in the longer rain forecast is that the weekend looks great! It will be sunny with near average spring time highs in the mid 60s, then to near 70 by Sunday.
Get the latest tonight on Channel 4 News at 10pm.