With a very common Fall cold front working through the region yesterday, we saw some pretty strong non-severe wind gusts. Most areas in the Valley averaged 30 to 40 mph but Cove Mountain took the cake with a gust of 86 mph. Camp Creek gets silver with a wind gust of 71. The good news is winds have died down overnight, giving way to cooler air and sunny skies as we work toward the afternoon today.
A look at the surface map shows a high to the west. Because of its clock-wise flow, cooler air will continue to usher in from the north the next couple of days. Wednesday will more than likely be our coolest day before temperatures begin building back up.
With a high in place, there is really little to talk about. Much of the eastern half of the US stays dry for much of this week with a strong low riding through Canada bringing snowfall. Here at home, we will stay below average through Wednesday before temperatures find their way back into the 60's the second half of the week. Sunny skies will be the main story overhead, so take advantage of another week of beautiful conditions (this time on the cooler side).
If you have missed these cooler temperatures, make the most of them! Things stay cool the next couple of days before we begin creeping back up towards 70 degrees. Have a good start to the new work week and stay warm!
Leave a Reply.
Your trusted source for everything weather in East Tennessee.