May 2: Wet Today, Daily Links

WEATHER

It was an “unsettled” weekend, and we’re in for more showers and thunderstorms today.  Despite the scattered rain this weekend, we only picked up 0.17″ of rain — that left us at 1.12″ for the month of April, which is the 5th-driest April on record in Nashville.  We’re almost four inches behind the average year-to-date pace:
PAUL PRECIP ALMANAC

We should put a dent in that precipitation deficit today, as more showers and mostly-non-severe storms are likely.  The Futurecast radar simulation isn’t a guarantee of exactly when and where it will be raining (this system is too disorganized for that), but it gives us a good picture of the overall pattern:
RPM 10A MON RPM 1P MON RPM 4P MON RPM 7P MON RPM 10P MON
The forecast models are all under-doing the rain chances northwest of Nashville, especially through midday.  Our severe weather potential is low overall, but a few borderline-severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon:
PAUL SEVERE RISK REGION
In between the showers and thunderstorms, high temperatures will reach the low 70s…but hour-by-hour temperatures will mostly be in the upper 60s to around 70:
PAUL DAYPART GRAPH

Some lower-humidity air will finally work its way into the Midstate tonight, which will push the rain chances off to the east and allow temperatures to drop into the mid 50s by early Tuesday morning:
TUESDAY LOWS

Still a slight chance of showers on Tuesday, but we should be mostly dry.  The best rain chance after today will head our way on Wednesday — no thunderstorms, just off-and-on light showers:
WSMV 7 Day AM
After a cool day Thursday, we’ll start warming up again for the end of the work week Friday, and next weekend is looking great!

 

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About paulheggen33

Morning meteorologist for WSMV-TV in Nashville.
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