Ready or not, showers and thunderstorms are marching through! Light, moderate and even some heavy downpours are the current trend (2:49 pm). Though none of the storms have been strong enough to reach severe criteria, lightning and loud thunder have been associated with a fair share…
It all has to do with a cold front, in the midst of pushing southward. See all the shower and storm activity? It is all ahead of it.
Though we have yet to receive a severe thunderstorm warning from the national Weather Service, a good chunk of Middle Tennessee remains under a ‘Marginal Risk’ (1 on a 1 to 5 scale). Damaging winds remain the greatest threat with localized flooding possible as well.
Be sure to have our FREE ‘WSMV WX’ app handy! Any watch or warning that you need to know about will pop up and alert you while you’re on the go.
Action-free across downtown, just very warm and soupy.
More clouds = upper 70s to lower 80s. Less clouds = warmer upper 80s to lower 90s.
When factoring in high humidity with dew point values in the low to mid-70s…
Here’s what it really FEELS like…yikes!
One more day of oppressive mugginess before somewhat of relief arrives by Sunday…
In terms of shower and storm chances, lingering moisture keeps them around on Saturday but it won’t be a washout and it will mainly impact the area in the afternoon and early evening hours. Here’s how Futurecast shapes things up with timing…
Once Saturday night arrives, things are only improving! Sunday looks fantastic for any outdoor plans. Less humid, plenty of sunshine just very hot!
A friendly reminder to stay hydrated!
Chief Meteorologist Lisa Spencer will be tracking showers and thunderstorms with you coming up at 4, 5, 6 and 10 tonight. Be sure to join her!
-Meteorologist Daphne DeLoren