Published: 3.26.15 6:21am
Good Morning Folks! We are off to a warm start and we also finish the day on a warm note, as southwest flow continues to pump in warmer temps and plenty of moisture ahead of the cold front off to our west. Temps today will rise into the upper 50’s – low 70’s depending upon elevation, even with mostly cloudy skies overhead this morning and part of the afternoon. As we move through the day isolated showers are likely, mainly for the morning hours and the cold front off to our west will arrive sometime after sunset, perhaps around the 9 – 11pm timeframe. Some sunshine is possible this afternoon as downsloping occurs with southwest flow, however this will only work to increase intensity of storms arriving this evening and raise temps. Past sunset we expect a handful of showers and possibly a thunderstorm or two moving through the region, dropping a quarter – half inch of rain before sunrise on Friday. Temps will settle into the low 30’s – mid 40’s depending upon elevation as colder air rushes in behind the departing front, allowing for some wet snow across the highest peaks in the Smokies.
Friday and Saturday will be downright chilly while Sunday looks ok just not comfortable like today or earlier in the week. Temps Friday only rise to the mid 30’s – upper 40’s depending upon elevation, with a steady breeze out of the NW. Factor in lingering moisture, steady NW winds and chilly temps and it... click here for more