Published: 7.28.16 7:17am
Good Morning Folks! Showers yesterday left behind a quarter of an inch for most of the region, while the highest totals occurred across the Jackson/Transylvania border with 0.75” being the winner for the day (Rock Bridge station). We expect a quarter – half inch to fall today as scattered showers and thunderstorms push in from the west, albeit slowly. We’ll keep some clouds around for tomorrow alongside a few light showers and Saturday will provide a slight increase in coverage compared to Friday, but overall still isolated coverage. Depending upon location, Sunday will feature an increase in coverage over Saturday but not a washout and this setup will continue into Monday with little change day to day. Tuesday into the middle of next week should bring us a decent round of showers for the entire region as front takes aim on the area, so fingers crossed the models continue to show this solution over the next few days. Temps will settle into the low 70’s – mid 80’s past today and this looks to continue into next week, possibly reaching into the upper 80’s on Monday. If the above rain opportunities hold and next week provides us with a decent round of rain, then it’s possible we may scale back our current drought designation from severe to moderate.
Today will feature a slow and steady increase in cloud cover as a very moist plume of tropical moisture migrates to the NE across the TN valley throughout the day. Our proximity to... click here for more