NewFound Gap is starting to clear out early this afternoon after a foggy start to the day. If you don't have any plans, it would be a great day for a hike. Temperatures will remain below average in the lower 80's (70's for the Smokies).
Turning our attention to what's ahead, there is not a ton to talk about. A few afternoon pop up showers are possible for southern east TN today, but otherwise partly sunny skies will be the main story. Much of the same can be said for Friday and Saturday as well. Isolated pop up showers and thunderstorms will mainly stay contained in the higher elevations with a few rolling through the valley. By Sunday, cloud cover builds with another system moving in. Showers are likely the second half of the day and again into the start of the work week (Monday).
Today's view of the Sahara dust plume shows it's slowly making its way north. Currently sitting in the Gulf, this will continue to work north and east providing some beautiful sunset/rises Friday and into part of the weekend. If you have the chance to see it, you should!
That will conclude today's forecast but go out and enjoy today as temperatures will remain below average. We also welcome your pictures...if you get a shot of a beautiful sunrise, a hike, lake trip, etc. share with us and we'll be sure to give full credit to you! Simply send it through email (SecretCityWx@aol.com) or tag us on social media (@SecretCityWx).
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