Comfortable Night, Tomorrow is a Washout

Current Radar

Tonight: Increasing Clouds – 9PM 67°


Clouds will gradually work in through the ahead of our next *heavy* rain maker. Temperatures will bottom out in the middle 50s overnight.

Update: No rain should be in our area until after midnight.

Friday: Heavy Rain, A Thunderstorm Possible – Wake Up 57° High 71°

Unfortunately the calm and comfortable conditions can’t stick around for too long. Friday is looking like a complete washout.

Morning: Showers and a storm, becoming gradually heavier, are forecasted to build in from the southwest and overspread our area early, continuing through the AM rush hour.

Update: HRRR at 6AM Friday


Afternoon: Friday afternoon is characterized by more rain and the chance for a heavier thunderstorm. The good news is that no severe weather is expected. Here’s what radar could look like by 4pm:

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Heavy rain should move east shortly before midnight Saturday, but lingering showers are still possible.

Storm Total – Rainfall

The GFS and 4KM NAM are not in the best of agreement on how much rainfall we will see Friday.

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GFS thinks the heaviest rain will slide just to our south and east. Therefore, higher rainfall totals will be found in Williamson County. Now let’s flip the page…

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The 4KM NAM is more aggressive, and thinks 2-3″ of rain is on the books tomorrow for much of the area.

So who to believe? NWS Nashville is leaning more towards the GFS with this one, expecting between 1″ and 2″ of total rainfall.

The Takeaway: Have one of those big golf umbrellas with you tomorrow, if possible. It’s going to be very wet, and at times, the raindrops could be quite large. A bigger umbrella will likely keep you drier.

Saturday: Rain is Out, Sun is In – Wake Up 58° High 76°

What a nice recovery. Plenty of sunshine builds back in through the morning and early afternoon on Saturday, allowing us to warm well into the upper 70s. Get outside if you can and take advantage!

Extended Outlook:

Yes! The weekend and beginning of next week looks perfect. No rain worries until next Tuesday.

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Allergy Report –

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