Good morning! We should be fairly peaceful today with a mix of sunshine and cloud cover along with increased temperatures. Highs today should top out in the mid and upper 50s. Working into Friday and Saturday, a stout cold front will meander across the Volunteer State. This will bring an increased chance for severe weather, particularly to our west. Looking below, the SPC has issued an enhanced risk for portions of Western TN/KY. A marginal risk is in place for East TN with the biggest threat being damaging winds. Isolated brief tornadoes can't be entirely ruled out either.
In addition to the severe threat, there is also a Marginal risk for flash flooding. The good news as it relates to water hazards, is that this is a quick moving system. This means heavy rain associated with the system in a short amount of time. Be weary and prepare now if you are in low-lying areas and/or near commonly flooded water bodies.
Looking through the play-by-play, isolated to scattered showers will arrive overnight and through Friday. By Saturday, a line of showers and embedded thunderstorms will progress eastward across the area. Again, the most concerning hazard is damaging wind gusts and straight line winds. A few embedded areas of spin up can't be ruled out in addition to heavy rainfall rates. This will pass through primarily in the morning to early afternoon, before clearing out and cooling off Saturday night.
We will continue to watch for our next system, as it could provide some brief severe weather and localized flash flooding. Stay up to date by following us on Twitter/ Facebook (@SecretCityWx)
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