First Alert Forecast: rain, tumbling temperatures Wednesday

WEDNESDAY: Have umbrellas and jackets handy throughout the day. Rain will be likely with temperatures taking a nosedive through the afternoon hours; from the 50s early down into the lower 40s by sunset, along with a brisk northwest wind. Temperatures will continue fall into the upper 20s to lower 30s by early Thursday morning as skies clear out.

THURSDAY: As quickly as Wednesday’s system rolled, it will roll out of the area. Expect sunshine to return to get through your Thursday. Morning 20s and 30s will give way to highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Another cold night is anticipated, as we fall back into the upper 20s and lower 30s again.

EXTENDED FORECAST: Sunshine will hold on through your Friday with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s yet again. The weekend features another system squeaking through Saturday into Sunday that could bring a brief shower, along with a few more clouds. Highs, generally, will be in the 50s – even into early next week. Another system will push across the region, ushering another blast of chilly air by mid-next week.

First Alert Forecast: rain, turning colder through Wednesday

Patrick Ellis

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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