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Nice Treat before Rain Returns

Nice Treat before Rain Returns

Fantastic day today…feeling like fall.  The rain moved out early and the sun started to peek through.  With a light northwest breeze the high in Nashville only reached 75 degrees. It was a nice treat after on and off rain and even yesterdays thunderstorms. The National Weather Service confirmed a weak EF-0 Tornado yesterday in […]

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Pushing Pause Before Messy Weekend Storms

Pushing Pause Before Messy Weekend Storms

Clouds have not taken away from our beautiful sunrise this morning! Temperatures are on the chilly side, in the low to upper 50s (8:54 am as I write here). Our morning commute gets a two thumbs up! A few light misty showers have made an appearance for areas east of I-65 but besides that, nada. […]

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Severe Storm Risk Across the Mid State

Severe Storm Risk Across the Mid State

Today is surely the day for the umbrella! Widespread showers and storms are pounding Middle Tennessee and some are strong enough for the National Weather Service to issue a few warnings for northeastern Middle Tennessee but those are just expiring as I write here (12:47 pm)… All of this rain is on a northeasterly motion, […]

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May 24: Wet Wednesday

May 24: Wet Wednesday

WEATHER Rain moved in from the west overnight, and we can expect widespread showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon.  After that, scattered showers and storms will still be possible, but in more of a hit-or-miss pattern.  The HRRR model’s radar simulation gives you a good sense of the overall pattern through early evening: Highs will […]

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Weather Changes, Eclipse & Space Station

Weather Changes, Eclipse & Space Station

A mix of clouds, sun and rain today.  The afternoon temperatures hovered near 78 this afternoon.  But some cooler air is on the way.  There will be a few showers this evening, but overnight toward dawn more widespread rain moves in.  This will hold temperatures down to near 70 degrees.  The rain will make the […]

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May 23: Rainy Weather Ahead, Daily Links

May 23: Rainy Weather Ahead, Daily Links

WEATHER This morning’s showers won’t last all day — rain chances will diminish by midday, as shown by the HRRR model’s radar simulation: Still some isolated showers possible at any point during the day, but most of the afternoon is looking dry and warm, with highs in the upper 70s to near 80°: Another good […]

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Pleasant Temperatures & More Rain

Pleasant Temperatures & More Rain

After a mixed bag weekend with sun, intense heat, humidity, clouds, and storms, the next several days will bring about seasonable warmth & more rain. Take a look at the rain likelihood moving forward… Outdoors now, it’s VERY pleasant.  Humidity is low and temperatures are in the 70s! Notice clouds are increasing from the southwest […]

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May 22: Pleasant Monday, Daily Links

May 22: Pleasant Monday, Daily Links

WEATHER A mix of clouds and sunshine overhead today, with dry weather — no rain showers expected, and the humidity has dropped noticeably!  Temperatures this afternoon will reach the mid to upper 70s, just a few degrees below average: We’ll be back up to around 80° Tuesday: A few showers could pop up tonight and […]

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Humidity, it is Time to Go

Humidity, it is Time to Go

After a round of severe storms on Saturday, our Sunday is not half bad. A mix of sun and clouds with just a few isolated storms marching by… Radar update (4:27 PM Sunday)… Temperatures are still running very warm and humidity is way up there on our muggy meter… Dew points are on a decreasing […]

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Finally Feeling Like Spring

Finally Feeling Like Spring

After a week of summery heat, temperatures will be more seasonable for the next several days.  In fact, it’ll almost feel cool on Wednesday! Outdoors this morning, we’re still in the tropical airmass we’ve been in for a while.  Temperatures are about 10 degrees above average. It’s also quite humid with dew points in the […]

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Severe Storms March through Middle Tennessee

Severe Storms March through Middle Tennessee

It was a warm and peaceful start to our Saturday! That was before Mother Nature took a U-turn by the afternoon, sparking numerous severe thunderstorms across the Mid State. One marched through the center of Downtown, where many folks are joined together for Preds Party in the Park. Timing could definitely have been better. Well, […]

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Busy Weekend for Weather

Busy Weekend for Weather

Rain, storms, & humidity will all play a big role in our weekend weather! This morning, it’s plenty humid….AND warm.  Temperatures as of 8am are already in the 70s. Some areas are cloudy while others are in full sunshine! As for rain, there’s not much — just a few showers over far southwestern Kentucky, moving northward. […]

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Weekend Weather and Happenings

Weekend Weather and Happenings

Wow, what an awful way to start of the morning today…there was extensive flooding in Sumner County today.  Some of the flooding photos and video look like 2010, but covering a smaller area. Rain has diminished across Middle Tennessee for tonight, but we can’t rule out an isolated shower or thundershower tonight.  Tomorrow there will […]

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May 19: Unsettled Weekend

May 19: Unsettled Weekend

WEATHER The big story of the morning has obviously been the flash flooding in Sumner county, where radar-estimated rainfall (confirmed by several surface observations) ranges from 2″ (yellow) to over 6″ (purple) as of 9am: Numerous water rescues and flooded roads have been reported by emergency management — anything specific reports I relay here will […]

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HOT & Humid, with Increasing Rain Chances

HOT & Humid, with Increasing Rain Chances

Hello, beautiful! One fine day across the Mid State — plenty of blue sky confirmed by a couple viewer photos here…both happen to be in Murfreesboro! Maybe that’s why they look so similar? Thanks Hannah and Jeannine for sharing your wonderful captures… They radar is not looking too shabby (3:06 pm). Most of us, in […]

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May 18: Summertime Weather, Daily Links

May 18: Summertime Weather, Daily Links

WEATHER Summer officially starts on June 20, but we definitely getting preview for the next few days.  It’s very warm and muggy this morning morning — temperatures started off 10-15 degrees above-average, and we’ll reach the mid to upper 80s later today: Specific hour-by-hour temperatures will depend on whether you get one of the spotty […]

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Hot and Humid with Rain On the Way!

Hot and Humid with Rain On the Way!

Wowie! A heavenly start to our Wednesday morning. I woke up early enough to catch the sunrise on my way to workout… Two snaps just minutes apart…so beautiful. Just like yesterday, temps are toasting up quickly. Savannah is our leading hot spot, with a check in at 88 degrees. I expect several spots to hit […]

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May 17: Hello Humidity, Daily Links

May 17: Hello Humidity, Daily Links

WEATHER Hot and breezy weather today, with high temperatures around 90° this afternoon: Sustained winds at 15-20 mph with gusts over 25 mph will try to move you around on the road a bit, so keep both hands on the wheel! Still dry today, but the humidity will be slightly more noticeable, with dew points […]

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Feeling like Summer

Feeling like Summer

Today’s warm weather has me checking the calendar, afternoon temperatures are in the upper 80s, that’s 10 degrees above the average for this time of year.  An upper level ridge of high pressure is responsible for the dry hot trend. This unseasonable pattern will continue in part through Thursday. More on that in moment. First […]

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May 16: Heat Wave Continues, Daily Links

May 16: Heat Wave Continues, Daily Links

WEATHER The mid-May heat wave continues, with near-record high temperatures in the forecast today and again tomorrow.  Lots of sunshine and just a few fair-weather clouds today, with high temperatures just above 90° in Nashville, upper 80s outside the “urban heat island”: A few more clouds on Wednesday, but we’ll still make it up to […]

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