To all the Star Wars fans out there, May the 4th be with you today. For everyone else, may the sunshine return...at least for this afternoon. Shower activity will find its way back late overnight tonight and into the day tomorrow.
Looking ahead, scattered showers will arrive late overnight and early into Tuesday morning. The SPC outlines a 'Marginal' risk for parts of eastern TN (Knoxville & east) but I expect the majority of heavier "stuff" to stay a bit further north. We will watch to see if the SPC changes their outlook to match that or continue with what they have. Regardless, be weary of gustier winds at times tomorrow as that will be the main threat. Keep in mind, as well, we aren't looking to have an all day consistent rain event but instead on and off showers through the day. Sunshine and cooler temperatures are expected for Wednesday and Thursday.
As mentioned, the later half of the week is when we can anticipate a cold snap for the eastern US. Overnight low's will be in the 40's with the coldest night being Friday. Two set's of cold fronts this week will allow for low's Friday night into the 30's. This is important to those of you in the agricultural sector as frost and freezing temperatures can pose a threat to crops. If you'd like more information on temperatures this week, long term outlooks, or weather forecasts specific to farm operations, send us an email at SecretCityWx@aol.com or visit our 'Services' tab (found above).
That will wrap it up for today but find the umbrellas and light jackets for the days ahead.
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