Rain, Rain Go Away!

Grab an umbrella! Showers and thunderstorms are likely today and tomorrow. So far, nothing severe…just loud thunder and localized heavy downpours.

VIDEO RADAR

The Storm Prediction Center has ALL of the Mid State under a ‘Marginal Risk’ (1 on a 1 to 5 scale) for any storm to reach severe criteria.DAPHNE SEVERE RISK REGION BOX

Though the risk is lifted for northwestern Middle Tennessee on Thursday, the remainder of the Mid State is included in the risk zone.

PAUL SEVERE RISK REGION 2

Thick clouds serve as a blanket to keep temperatures in the low to upper 70s for most. Areas that see a bit more sunshine, like Leoma and Fayetteville are warmer in the upper 80-degree range.WSMV DMA TEMPS ZOOM1_EffectSquiggle Autoplot

Dew points are getting real. Low to mid 70s is an oppressive place to be in the humidity department. Not only will you FEEL the soupiness but the dew point is one key factor in sparking some stronger storms.

WSMV DMA DEWPOINT STILL1

Any given spot is fair game for the rain and storms today. Here’s a general idea of the timing for today and tomorrow. Mainly during the afternoon…DD RPM 4KM EVENING1DD RPM 4KM EVENING2DD RPM 4KM EVENING3DD RPM 4KM EVENING4DD RPM 4KM EVENING5DD RPM 4KM EVENING7

A refreshing break of sunshine is in store on Friday before scattered showers and storms quickly return on Saturday. This is brief! Sunday comes to the rescue with a much drier finish to the weekend…Dd_WeekendOutlook

Our 7-Day sums it up! It will either be very warm in the upper 80s or hot in the lower 90s. A friendly reminder to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated!WSMV 7 Day AM

I’ll be tracking showers and storms coming up on Channel 4 at noon today. Hope you join me!

-Meteorologist Daphne DeLoren

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