No problems around here in the Election Day forecast — more clouds than sunshine overhead, with a slight chance of showers remaining west of I-65. Another chance of showers tonight, which will also not amount to very much. The HRRR model’s radar simulation shows both chances — keep in mind, most of what you see will evaporate before it hits the ground:
Don’t get your hopes up for any free lawn watering — the odds of picking up anything more than a trace of rainfall won’t be any higher than 30%.
High temperatures through the weekend will still be in the 60s, but overnight low temperatures will be in the upper 30s and low 40s.
I wouldn’t be surprised if some frost advisories are issued for parts of the Midstate Thursday morning and again Sunday morning…although I doubt we’ll approach freezing in Nashville.
Some nerdiness to distract from the Election Day hoopla/hysteria…I doubt there will be a link-list tomorrow, since the internet will be completely taken over by excitement and/or despair.
- The weather will be calm nationwide today — historically, that has favored one party more than the other.
- There’s been some truly wild weather for past presidential elections.
- Wind power can help reduce the effects of climate change, but it’s not so great for bats.
- A huge rift in the landscape of Ethiopia will eventually become a new ocean. (Not within the span of human lifetimes, though.)
- The biggest space telescope ever built is now complete despite previous financial setbacks and delays.
- NASA’s Juno spacecraft is still stuck in the wrong orbit around Jupiter.
- We’re used to seeing clouds move on satellite loops…but when the clouds aren’t over Earth, it looks a little weird.
- It’s a very basic question, but I had never stopped to think about it: why do we allow animals to live in our houses?
- The remains of a secret World War II German base have been rediscovered in the Arctic.