February 5: Rain Moves in Tomorrow

After a beautiful chilly but sunny day, rain will be returning. Today the high only reached 39° and with a south wind and increasing clouds the temperatures will not drop that much. A disturbance in the upper levels of the atmosphere tonight could bring a few showers and snow flurries, moving west to east. You can see it here on this Futurecast depiction.

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Tomorrow morning temperatures will be in the low 30s, so not as cold as this morning’s 24°. The clouds will help keep the temperatures steady. Tomorrow afternoon scattered showers will develop. Rain will expand tomorrow night and carry into the first half of Wednesday. Futurecast gives you an idea of the timing on the rain.

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Rainfall amounts will likely measure 1-2″. You can expect ponding of water on the road. By Wednesday the winds could be quite gusty. Afternoon highs tomorrow will be in the upper 40s tomorrow and in the low 40s. Wednesday. As this whole system moves out, temperatures will drop, so freezing fog could be an issue Thursday morning.  Thursday afternoon will be pleasant and seasonable. Friday will be warmer with highs in the upper 50s.

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More rain moves in for this weekend. I’ll have an update on News 4 at 10pm.

Lisa Spencer

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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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1 Response to February 5: Rain Moves in Tomorrow

  1. Fred says:

    10th anniversary of one of the worst outbreaks of severe weather in Middle Tennessee and by far the deadliest winter tornado events:
    https://www.weather.gov/ohx/20080205
    http://www.weather.gov/ohx/middletntornadoes

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