Showers have arrived and won't be leaving for some time. Looking at the latest data, rainfall amounts between 1 and 3 inches will be seen through Saturday. For the central valley, expect 2-3" with locally higher amounts possible. With the large amounts of rainfall expected, NWS Morristown has issued a Flood Watch for much of the area until 7pm tomorrow. If you are in flood prone areas, be cautious; water levels can rise quickly.
With a system to the south and eastern Tennessee in the warm sector, lots of precipitation is expected the next couple of days. As we work into the weekend, a cold front will swing through drying things out and cooling things off Saturday night. For Sunday and early next week, expect sunny skies and temps near to above average.
Showers have already moved in for the day and will continue into Friday before becoming more scattered Saturday. The severe weather threat is very low, but a few rumbles of thunder is possible. Outside of severe weather, flooding and flash flooding are possible. Remember the phrase "turn around, don't drown".
With moderate to heavy showers expected the next 36 hours, let us know what is going on in your area. You can tag us on social media or email us at SecretCityWx@aol.com. Have a good one and stay dry!
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