First Alert Forecast: Scattered showers to return ahead of BIG cool down

First Alert Forecast: Scattered showers to return ahead of BIG cool down

After a day of flash flooding, we've calmed down across the area thanks to our warm front finally lifting north of us. We're warm and muggy for this reason, but temperatures will fluctuate a bit into the coming days.

A cold front will sink south through the area tomorrow, bringing with it the chance for scattered showers and a few rumbles of thunder overnight into tomorrow morning. Although we're not anticipating the persistent, heavy rainfall we dealt with yesterday, any additional rainfall will aggravate already high river levels. Be sure to listen to river level updates over the coming days if your area is usually impacted by river flooding!

Another cold front is set to push into the region on Saturday. This will spark a few more showers and storms, but it’s the MUCH colder air moving in behind this frontal boundary that will be the big story. Temperatures this week have remained in the 60s and 70s. Although we’ll dip into the 40s and 50s Friday and Saturday morning, the 20s and 30s move in behind our cold front! In fact, high temperatures will only reach the 40s MLK Day & next Tuesday. Fortunately, dry conditions will stick around through the second half of the 7-day forecast.

Rachel's Wednesday Evening Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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