December 13: More Cold Air Moving In

 

After a breezy day, winds are diminishing tonight. Today’s winds were from the south and warmed things to 51° this afternoon, that’s near average. It won’t be as cold tonight as this morning’s 20° low, with overnight lows dropping into the lower 30s.

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A passing cold front will impact daytime highs Thursday and Friday with highs only reach the low to mid 40s.

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It will be a one to punch, one cold front right after the other, but no rain expected just a few clouds. With that said, I can’t totally rule out a passing flurry along the Plateau.

Warmer weather is headed our way this weekend. Saturday will be beautiful with sunshine and highs just a little above average. Sunday the warm air sticks around  but scattered showers enter the picture.  A few showers will linger into early next week.

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Tonight is the best night to look for the Geminid Meteor Shower.  You’ll need to bundle up and get away from the city lights.  There could be a cloud or two get in the way late tonight, but tomorrow night will also be good. On a night like tonight when the moon is in a crescent phase, the Geminids are known to produce 50-120 meteors per hour, that is about 1-2 meteors per minute. The best time to watch is an hour or two after midnight. Be patient and give yourself about an hour to see a “shooting star”.

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Join me for update on the weather on News 4 at 10pm.

Lisa Spencer

 

About Lisa Spencer

Lisa Spencer is the chief meteorologist at WSMV Channel 4 Nashville. You can catch her weathercasts weekdays at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 6:30pm and 10pm.
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