Published: 7.30.15 6:10am
Good Morning Folks! We didn’t pick up as much rain as we thought we would yesterday with Highlands and the upstate of SC the only areas worth mentioning, as they picked up 0.24” in Highlands and over a half inch just across the state line in SC. Today we expect a bit more rainfall with most areas picking up a quarter inch or more by sunset followed by a pleasant end to the week tomorrow and an even better weekend. Moisture returns to the region early next week and by Tuesday we should be dealing with muggy conditions and temps pushing in the upper 80’s.
A few showers are entering the region as we speak and this is due to the pre frontal moisture banking against the mountains from the west, with most of the TN line picking up a tenth of inch or more before midday. The rest of the region will experience isolated showers before midday and as the front crosses the region, shower coverage should increase in tandem with shower intensity, allowing for heavy downpours and possible hail across the higher elevation ridgelines. There should be some sunshine poking through the cloud cover today with a partly cloudy – partly sunny sky cover throughout the day, allowing temps to push into the low 70’s- mid 80’s depending upon elevation. Isolated showers will linger into the evening hours and then fizzle out before midnight as drier air filters into the area, allowing for clearing skies after midnight; temps dip... click here for more