A mix of clouds, sun and rain today. The afternoon temperatures hovered near 78 this afternoon. But some cooler air is on the way. There will be a few showers this evening, but overnight toward dawn more widespread rain moves in. This will hold temperatures down to near 70 degrees. The rain will make the rush hour a little tricky. a few thunderstorms are possible, but we’re not expecting anything severe.
With an upper lever low dropping in from the Ohio Valley a chance of rain sticks around through at least early Thursday.
An area of high pressure moves in Friday. It will be partly cloudy with a high near 85 but there is a slight chance of rain.
The holiday weekend will be unsettled with scattered rain and thunderstorms. Each day will also be warm and humid with highs in the mid 80s. Monday, Memorial Day will likely the driest day of the three.
On a Monday afternoon in August, the sky over Nashville will go black, the stars will shine bright. Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 Nashville and areas in northern Middle Tennessee and Kentucky will bear witness to one of the biggest astronomical events in U.S. history – a total solar eclipse. It will be the first total solar eclipse to hit what is now Nashville since July 29, 1478; and the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire country from Oregon to South Carolina.
Channel 4 is joining up with the Adventure Science Center for a big event including a once in a lifetime wedding for a special couple at the eclipse viewing party. On the morning of the eclipse, Music City’s Eclipse Wedding Couple will tie the knot in a ceremony in ASC’s new Galactic Gardens with their closest friends or family in attendance. ASC will provide the flowers, music, photographer, a catered lunch, and a VIP eclipse-viewing experience at Nashville’s premier science center. The couple will have the opportunity to garner national and international attention as all eyes turn to Nashville during the total solar eclipse. If you are interested in being that couple click here.
On another space note…If the clouds don’t block our view the International Space Station will fly by tonight at 9:53 PM, It will be viisible: 6 min, Max Height: 49°, Appears: 10° above WSW, Disappears: 10° above N.
Give it a try the run back in and catch the weather update on the 10pm news.