Happy Friday to all! Looking at the latest 24-hour temperature change across the United States, cooler air sits just to the north. This is no coincidence as a frontal boundary is oriented through Eastern Kentucky and Western Tennessee. Through this afternoon, look for this to shift east bringing scattered shower chances into the evening and overnight.
In fact, some of those showers are edging in now. Looking at the latest radar scan (timestamped 1:25pm), a pocket of scattered showers is working east through Clinton and La Follette. Temperatures should remain mild (near 70 degrees) this afternoon before the front knocks temps back into the lower 60's for Saturday.
The pattern ahead remains unsettled. Cloud cover and scattered showers each day will be the main story. Right now, a slow moving boundary will bring showers into the area which will then be followed by an additional front Monday. A low sitting in the Southern Plains will meander east bringing widespread rainfall Monday into Tuesday. The best day this weekend looks to be Sunday as we sit between our next rainfall chances. Better conditions should find us in the middle of next week.
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