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49 Degree Temperature Drop

49 Degree Temperature Drop

After days  of well above average temperatures a return to seasonal weather is set for this weekend. Today was another mild one, the high at 71 degrees in Nashville, average is 54. An approaching cold front will bring about the change this weekend, first with thunderstorms followed by a colder air-mass. There is a deep […]

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A Mixed Bag

A Mixed Bag

It was a messy start to the day! With numerous reports of accidents, timing of the rain could have been better for our early morning commuters but good news, rain has officially pushed out of here… A nice west to east clearing of the clouds has made for  especially beautiful conditions for the western half of […]

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February 22: Still Very Warm, Daily Links

February 22: Still Very Warm, Daily Links

WEATHER Some lingering light showers this morning will taper off to just an isolated shower chance this afternoon.  The HRRR model’s radar simulation has a good handle on that pattern: Still warm despite the cloud cover, with highs topping out just above 70° this afternoon: Remaining warm overnight, with lows in the mid 50s: We’ll […]

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More Spring-like Weather

More Spring-like Weather

Spring-like showers moving across Middle Tennessee today and tonight.  It’s been cloudy throughout the day, holding temperatures down somewhat, but still well above average. The highest hourly temperatures at the Nashville airport was 70 degrees.  When I was out walking this morning I captured another sign of this incredible warm winter.  These trees are in […]

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Get the Upper Hand on Allergy Season!

Get the Upper Hand on Allergy Season!

Eleven years ago this summer, I moved to Nashville.  During that first autumn I was here, ragweed hit me like a freight train!  The following spring, I think I went through eight boxes of tissues myself thanks to all the pollen Middle Tennessee’s trees produce. I suffered through the next couple years, before finally giving in and […]

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May or February?

May or February?

It was another day that would have you checking the calendar as the afternoon high soared to 77 degrees.  That was so close to the record of 78, set in 1986 and tied in 2014.  That is more in line with May afternoon highs than February. If the clouds weren’t so numerous allowing more sunshine […]

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Springlike Showers Around the Corner

Springlike Showers Around the Corner

It’s been warm and dry for a couple of days.  Now, rain showers are about to reenter the picture. Outdoors today, it’s so warm we’re nearing record territory!  As of 3pm, we’re just two notches away from the highest reading ever on this date — 78 degrees, set in 2014. It’s cloudy for most as well.  […]

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February 20: Near-Record Warmth, Daily Links

February 20: Near-Record Warmth, Daily Links

WEATHER Unseasonably warm weather is in store throughout the upcoming week, beginning with high temperatures in the low to mid 70s this afternoon: Partly cloudy skies today will give way to increasing clouds tonight, and a good chance of rain by late Tuesday.  The RPM model’s radar simulation shows the best chance of rain arriving […]

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Welcome to Unofficial Spring!

Welcome to Unofficial Spring!

Award-winning! Crystal blue skies and spring-like temperatures all across the board. The foggy start to the day made for some pretty neat captures, just as the sun was rising. Thanks to Stephen for sharing this one with me! It did not take long for the fog to lift and Celene’s capture is proof. A cloud-free […]

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Warm Week Ahead….& Beyond

Warm Week Ahead….& Beyond

The next several days will be VERY WARM….and as it appears now, this warmth will continue into the first week of March! Outdoors this morning, it’s just mild.  Humidity is also high, so we have areas of dense fog.  A Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 8am, for the counties in gray. 4WARN Live […]

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Big Time Warm Up!

Big Time Warm Up!

After a delightful finish to the week the clouds and rain quickly moved in to start our weekend! Though most of the showers have lifted north and east, coast is not completely clear just yet. Enough moisture brings light rain to the Mid State but only to areas north of I-40. Mainly cloudy skies have […]

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Soggy Start & Nice Finish to the President’s Day Weekend

Soggy Start & Nice Finish to the President’s Day Weekend

The weekend’s kicking off on a wet note.  We’ll see quite a bit of improvement tomorrow & Monday, though. 4WARN Live Doppler Radar shows a solid shield of rain sliding toward the north. This batch of wet weather should last 1-2 hours in any one given area, once it moves in.  Once it exits, precipitation this […]

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Holiday Weekend Weather

Holiday Weekend Weather

It’s Presidents Day weekend and despite the fact that it’s February, it will be a lot like April.  Today was spectacular with tons of sun and a gentle south wind.  It felt like spring. This was one of my favorite pictures tweeted to me today. The high reached 70 degrees in Nashville. That is well […]

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Clouds Soon Cover the Bright Blue

Clouds Soon Cover the Bright Blue

What a way to finish off the week! Sunshine is moving and grooving across the Mid State and temperatures are not too shabby. Just around 3:00 PM here and many spots are breaking the 70-degree mark! Close to twenty degrees ABOVE average. My my… Check out sweet Ella, out soaking up the beauty at Percy […]

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February 17: Weirdly Warm, Daily Links

February 17: Weirdly Warm, Daily Links

WEATHER Unseasonably warm weather really kicks in across the Midstate today, and it will continue through Presidents’ Day weekend and beyond.  Abundant sunshine and a noticeable breeze from the southwest will help to push temperatures up to around 70° this afternoon: Increasing clouds tonight, with temperatures dropping to around 50°: Cloudy and showery on Saturday […]

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Soaring Temperatures

Soaring Temperatures

Temperatures continue to climb!  What a stunning day!  The high in Nashville reached 60 degrees and this warming trend continues. Flowers and trees are a little confused with this unusual weather. The warm trend will continue for at least the next 8 days.  Temperatures are not just above average, they are close to record setting. […]

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Sunshine Outlook and Weekend Rain Timeline

Sunshine Outlook and Weekend Rain Timeline

The kind of sunshine that puts you in a good mood stepping out the door. What a beautiful February day and place we call home in Middle Tennessee. It is now 3:00 pm as I type here and here’s the view from our downtown camera… Crystal blue skies and warmer temperatures, ranging anywhere from the […]

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February 16: Warm Spell Begins Today, Daily Links

February 16: Warm Spell Begins Today, Daily Links

WEATHER We had a cold start this morning… …but a big warm-up will start to kick in today!  Abundant sunshine and a light southwesterly breeze will push temperatures up to the upper 50s this afternoon: Clear skies tonight, with lows dropping back to the upper 30s… …then we’ll hit the mid to upper 60s for […]

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Springlike February

Springlike February

Gorgeous sunshine today was welcomed after yesterday’s rain.  The sun warmed Nashville to 51 degrees, about average for this time of year. There has been a bit of a roller coaster ride with temperatures this month, but all and all it have been fairly warm.  So far it’s the 15th warmest February on record with […]

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