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Severe Storms Likely Tomorrow

Severe Storms Likely Tomorrow

After a stunning day today with a high of 82, an approaching front will change things dramatically tomorrow. A 4WARN Weather Alert has been issued for tomorrow as the recipe is right for severe storms.  This is the greatest potential we have had here in a while. The Storm Prediction Center has placed the western […]

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4WARN WEATHER ALERT for THURSDAY

4WARN WEATHER ALERT for THURSDAY

A calm, peaceful and beautiful day across the Mid-State — plenty of sunshine and plenty of warmth to go around for everyone. Current temps as of 3:21 pm here….upper 70s to lower 80s. High pressure has kept things nice and dry but things are about to change in a very short time frame. A very strong […]

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March 29: Severe Weather Again Tomorrow

March 29: Severe Weather Again Tomorrow

WEATHER Beautiful weather today, with partly cloudy skies and temperatures topping out near 80° this afternoon (today’s record is 85° set in 1895): Just a very slight shower chance along the Tennessee River, otherwise we’ll be waiting until tomorrow for rain. Thunderstorms will move in Thursday morning, weakening as they cross the Tennessee River…but they’ll […]

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Severe Weather Behind Us AND Ahead of Us

Severe Weather Behind Us AND Ahead of Us

Severe weather is behind us AND ahead of us….of course, with two separate systems, but still in the same week. Last night’s severe weather outbreak resulted in two tornadoes confirmed in our area.  One was in Decatur County — an EF1 — that packed wind between 100 and 110 mph.  The other (also an EF1) […]

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Calm After the Storm

Calm After the Storm

Wow, that was quite a storm event yesterday, and I missed the whole thing.  I returned late last night from vacation, but I was watching the radar and seeing the storm reports as I was making my way back home. So far the National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes.  One an EF1 in Lewis […]

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March 28: A Calm Couple of Days, Daily Links

March 28: A Calm Couple of Days, Daily Links

WEATHER Tons of severe weather reports from yesterday’s storms — the National Weather Service will be out doing damage assessments today, so some of these “W” symbols in Decatur, Perry and Lewis counties could change to tornado icons: But the last of the storms are gone, and we get to enjoy a couple of calm […]

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March 27: Another Severe Storm Chance

March 27: Another Severe Storm Chance

WEATHER We’re starting off the new work week with another chance of strong to severe thunderstorms, moving in during the afternoon and evening.  Temperatures will reach the mid 70s this afternoon before the storms move in: The various forecast models are still having some disagreements regarding the timing of the strongest storms…overall, I think the […]

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4WARN WEATHER ALERT for Monday

4WARN WEATHER ALERT for Monday

Wowie! What a delightful finish to the weekend! We started the day with plenty of cloud cover but the sunshine did its thing and quickly took the spot light  by the late morning to early afternoon. Check out these cutie patooties enjoying their Sunday fun day. My morning looked very similar. 🙂 A special thanks […]

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Plenty of Spring Showers & Thunderstorms This Week

Plenty of Spring Showers & Thunderstorms This Week

Spring showers and thunderstorms will be plentiful this week.  There will even be some today.  In fact, light showers are moving through eastern Middle Tennessee right now.  Take a look at 4WARN Live Doppler Radar (as of 7:45am)… Temperatures are in the 50s, so it’s cool.  If you’re about to venture out, you’ll probably want […]

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Showers and Storms March Through

Showers and Storms March Through

After a beautiful finish to the week, the weather pattern makes a little U-turn to kick start the weekend. Mainly cloudy skies, wind gusts up to 33 mph in Nashville, and thundershowers are the main highlights. Here’s a peak outside our Downtown camera…mood setter for a movie and popcorn kinda night, huh? Ready for some […]

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4WARN Weather ALERT:  Saturday Storm Threat

4WARN Weather ALERT: Saturday Storm Threat

A 4WARN Weather Alert’s in effect today….mainly for this afternoon & early this evening.  Scattered thunderstorms should develop in our area between 1pm & 8pm.  A few could be strong-severe with damaging wind gusts.  We don’t have a particularly high chance for severe weather today….but it’s not zero either.  SO…while I wouldn’t cancel outdoor plans, […]

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Unsettled Weekend Weather

Unsettled Weekend Weather

A wide range of cloud cover this morning! Some seeing a blanket of clouds…others, a pocket fully of sunshine! We’ll see variably cloudy skies all day… Southerly winds pull in a much warmer start to the day. Yesterday, I was sharing temperatures as low as freezing. Upper 50s to lower 60s this morning puts us […]

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Ready or not, Weekend Storms are on the Way

Ready or not, Weekend Storms are on the Way

Picture-perfect start to our Thursday morning… Temperatures have run as low as the freezing mark for some but we’ll warm up quickly! Highs top out about five degrees warmer than average, in the upper 60s today. Friday will look similar, just add a few degrees and breezy southerly winds, gusting as high as 25 mph […]

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Calm After the Storm

Calm After the Storm

You know the old saying, “what a difference a day makes”.  That is true today. Yesterday was 79 degrees and humid with severe thunderstorms, now today we had sunshine and a much cooler and drier 59 degrees.  That’s a few degrees below average for this time of year. This “calm after the storm” will last […]

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Calm After the Storm

Calm After the Storm

Welcome back, sunshine! A picturesque start to our morning, Nashville — peace and beauty after the storm… As you may already know, a round of severe thunderstorms marched through Middle Tennessee last night, bringing numerous reports of large hail and damaging winds across the Mid State, especially south of I-40. W =damage caused by wind […]

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Spring Storms

Spring Storms

Spring season has barely started and we got a good taste of spring thunderstorms.  Storms rolled in this afternoon as expected.  Most of the severe storms tracked mainly south of I-40. There were numerous reports of wind damage and large hail. Check out all the reports on the radar map. Some of the hail was […]

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March 21: Severe Storms Possible, Daily Link

March 21: Severe Storms Possible, Daily Link

WEATHER Before a threat of strong/severe storms arrives late today, we’ll see partly sunny skies through early afternoon.  Temperatures will reach the mid 70s: Strong thunderstorms will move in from the west by late afternoon and into this evening.  The HRRR model’s radar simulation shows storms approaching the Tennessee River by 3-4pm, along I-65 by […]

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