Heres the live shot from I-40 at 17th street in Knoxville. As you can see in the background, blue skies have made a return today and will continue for the start of the weekend as well. As high pressure builds in, clear skies and warming temperatures will continue for Saturday and parts of Sunday.
Looking at the temperature change from the past 24 hours, we are trending 5 to 10 degrees cooler. A cold front resides just to our east and runs up and through New England. To the west, high pressure will meander southeastward bringing warmer air for Saturday. Highs today will top out in the low to mid 70s with highs Saturday in the mid to upper 70s.
By the end of the weekend, cloud cover will once again arrive. Our next round of showers and storms will be in by Sunday night and continue throughout parts of Monday and Tuesday. A low along the panhandle of Texas will shift north bringing rainfall amounts close to an inch for the area. There is still quite a bit of uncertainty on the exact path, so rainfall amounts will vary until we get closer to time. For now, expect a wet start to the new work week with temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s.
The first half of the weekend will be beautiful with lots of sunshine and temperatures around the norm. Don't forget to share your adventures and views with us by submitting pictures to SecretCityWx@aol.com or by tagging us on Twitter/Facebook.
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