Winds were wild today. In Nashville, sustained winds reached 32 mph, the highest gust was 41 mph. Several of the Weather Bug stations also recorded near 40 mph gusts.
That strong wind was from the south, helping to boost temperatures to the upper 50s, Music City hit 58 degrees. That is 12 degrees above average for this time of year.
Tonight the winds will die down, the Wind Advisory expired at 6pm. Futurecast shows just that. Some showers are moving across Middle Tennessee. Another round will slide in later tonight. This will help bring the winds down a notch or two, but it will still be breezy.
Dan Thomas wrote more on winds in his blog this afternoon.Click here.
As for the rain, it won’t amount to much…a quarter of an inch. There could be a few thunderstorms, but nothing severe is expected.
More showers will continue through tomorrow as a front moves back through from the south.
On and off showers stay in the forecast through the weekend. Temperatures will remain above average. A front will drop the temperatures Friday, but they quickly rebound to the 60s.
I’ll have an update on the forecast on Channel 4 News at 10pm.