Brrr temperatures across Volunteer Country are cold this morning, with most locations in the upper 20s (9am). Looking below, a vast difference in 24-hour temperatures is seen across the East Coast. As we work through the day, we will warm up "nicely". Highs today will top out in the mid and upper 40s (fairly average for this time of the year).
Moving forward, we are closely tracking a winter system aimed for Tennessee, Kentucky, and the Mid Atlantic on Thursday/Thursday night. Confidence continues to grow, with more data agreeing there is a chance of accumulating snow for some. This system is expected to traverse the Deep South, leaving us in prime position for snow potential. The biggest questions are on timing (will this arrive sooner in the day or later- better for snow), will this system track further north or south, and how strong will this system be? Continue to check back in for the latest in the days ahead but early predictions from us are as follows:
Central Valley: Trace-2"
Northern Valley/Bordering KY: 1-3"
Again, this is an early forecast with many changes likely in the discussions to come.
Looking at model guidance below, ranges vary but all paint the same story: SNOW. Now, not to get too excited, some models suggest zero in the way of accumulations. With that said, have gone with something more in the middle given the continued uncertainty within the questions highlighted above. Confidence does continue to grow in a positive direction though for those of you who are snow lovers.
*Do NOT take these modeled outlooks for fact*
Don't forget to check out our forecast video below as we highlight probabilistic outlooks for snow accumulations Thursday, as well as provide a more detailed discussion for the days ahead. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter as well (@SecretCityWx)
Pre-recorded for 5pm show
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