Shower chances continue into the start of the weekend
This soggy off and on pattern of showers should continue for the next few days.
RAIN RETURNS FRIDAY
An approaching cold quickly brings showers back to the Tennessee Valley. Showers moving back in during the morning, through midday, then ending late afternoon. Like Thursday, it should be another breezy day. Not quite as warm though as temperatures only top out in the lower 60s, then cool down through the 50s by late afternoon. A southwesterly breeze at 10-15mph for the morning, then from the northwest at 10-20mph for the afternoon and evening. Drier and colder Friday Night with low in the low 40s. The cold front that moved through should stall to our south.
SOGGY AGAIN SATURDAY
The stalled front mentioned above should allow for a return chance for showers most of the day Saturday. It should also be a much cooler day with highs only in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Based on forecast model trends, the showers could continue through Saturday Night. Rainfall amounts from Friday and again Saturday could exceed 1". And, those amounts could vary from location to location. So, with a saturated ground, there could be some flash flooding.
Showers moving out late Saturday night could allow for a drier day Sunday. Lingering clouds with some breaks during the afternoon. Expect high temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60. Some showers could return though by Sunday Evening.
SPRING-LIKE WARMTH FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK & ALSO MORE SHOWERS
Afternoon temperatures for Monday through Wednesday should remain well above average for late February. Upper 60s to lower 70s are possible through midweek. Showers are possible Monday, but then just a slight chance Tuesday and lower 70s. A better rain chance returns for Wednesday and Thursday of next week,
SO, WINTER'S OVER......RIGHT?
Nah! The warm temperatures are nice and the trends are for above average temperatures through the end of the month. However, there are signs in the long range that a colder pattern could return during the first few days of March. And, we all know how changeable the weather can be during March. So, enjoy the warm temperatures for now, there could still be some chills down the road before Spring settles in for good.
As always, you can depend on the StormTrack 9 Team for updates!