Good morning, a few scattered showers are working across the area this morning. The bulk of activity is along the southeast and into the Smokies. As the day progresses, anticipate this to clear out with broken cloud cover the remainder of the day. Clearing (cloud cover) will gradually persist through the evening and into Thursday.
As for weather highlights ahead, there isn't too much to discuss. A large area of high pressure will continue to settle across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys, bringing dry and warming air. Winds will shift out of the south and we'll finally get temperatures much closer to the norm by late weekend and early next week. Once light showers work out today, we will stay dry through Saturday before another chance for isolated to scattered showers return late Sunday and into the new work week.
As promised, warmer air is on the way. The latest from the CPC suggests above average temperatures returning nation-wide as we near the mid to latter part of the month. Precipitation will remain near to slight above average. The target location for the higher rain amounts will be along the Panhandle of Texas as the southern jet stream finally makes it northward push for the warmer months.
As always, we'll keep you posted! For now, look forward to the warming temperatures and the brief dry phase we'll see Thursday afternoon through Saturday.
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