It was a record setting warm day in Nashville with the high reaching 76°. The old record was 75 set in 1986. More unseasonably warm air is on the way this week, each day will remain above average. Temperatures will rise to near 80 tomorrow, the standing record is 78°.
Rain will return Wednesday into Thursday with some heavy downpours and thunderstorms. The storms do not look to be severe. The latest Futurecast depiction shows the rain moving in to the mid state as early at Tuesday night.
It looks like a soggy drive to work on Wednesday. More rain rolls in Thursday evening. Some of the latest model rainfall estimates have been 3-4″ west of I-65. That kind of rain could trigger some flooding around creeks and rivers.
Temperatures through this time period will still be above average, Wednesday warmer than Thursday as the front moves through.
Friday, spotty showers will be possible and those look most likely in the morning.Still very mild with the afternoon high rising to the mid 70s.
Rain and thunderstorms are likely over the weekend, as spring-like warmth hangs around all week and into the beginning of next week. I’ll have an update on News 4 after the Olympics.