A good chance of showers and thunderstorms moves in from the west this evening and tonight, and that will bring an end to our late-autumn heat wave. No severe weather expected, just some very welcome rain across the Midstate. The RPM model shows rain approaching from the west after sunset, but not moving into Nashville until about 10pm. The rain will wind down along the Cumberland Plateau by early Saturday morning:
The HRRR model is similar — it shows the first wave of rain dissipating as it encounters the very dry air over the Midstate…but then subsequent bands of rain will actually reach the ground (this model only looks 18 hours into the future, so the data runs out at midnight).
If you’re heading to high school football games this evening, here’s my rain gear advice:
Total rainfall amounts won’t be sufficient to bust the drought, but we’ll take it!
Cooler and breezy this weekend, with highs in the lower half of the 50s, and overnight lows just below freezing…for the first time this fall! (At least, for the official temperature in Nashville).
Another chance of rain heads our way Tuesday night and Wednesday…once again, it won’t be substantial…but once again, we’ll take whatever Mother Nature wants to offer up. Thanksgiving Day looks great at this point!
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