The first 90 degree day of the year was recoded yesterday with Chattanooga topping out at 92 degrees. Luckily, we'll see a bit of a break today with high's in the mid 80's, but this won't last long. Temperatures through the weekend, especially Sunday and early next week, will be in the lower 90's in the central valley.
So far today, things have stayed quiet around the region. That will begin to change this afternoon though, as showers and storms develop and move through. They will be scattered in nature with a few heavier storms likely at times. Friday will be much of the same, partly to broken cloud cover with isolated to scattered showers (mainly in the afternoon). By the evening hours tomorrow, conditions will clear with sunny skies returning Saturday and Sunday.
Cristobal has weakened down to a tropical depression but is expected to regain strength as it works north in the coming days. Landfall is expected in the US sometime late Sunday to early Monday in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. Once on land, the tropical system is expected to move north before breaking eastward in northern Arkansas. As Cristobal turns right, east TN could feel some of the impacts by mid next week. We'll continue to eye this in the coming days and let you know the latest!
That concludes today's forecast but if there is anything Secret City Weather can do for you, shoot us an email at SecretCityWx@aol.com and we will be happy to help!
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