ALERT DAY: Few strong-severe storms possible today & tonight

ALERT DAY: Few strong-severe storms possible today & tonight

A warm front is lifting through the state now and will shortly be followed by a cold front later today/tonight... This is where our next chance for scattered strong-severe storms comes from and we will run that chance from this afternoon all the way through about 10PM. Damaging wind gusts and possibly a few tornadoes are our main threats, but this is a low end threat. Flash flooding is also among the main concerns as an additional 1-2" of rain is possible over what we've already seen so far this week! Avoid flooded roadways.

Gusty winds will stick around all day today and eventually shift out of the north behind our front, ushering in cooler conditions. Even though we'll top out in the 70s in many locations today, tomorrow and Friday afternoon temperatures won't be able to exceed the 50s. Morning lows heading out the door Friday and Saturday will drop to freezing!

We’ll dry out for the end of the work week/start of the weekend before more showers return to the forecast Sunday-Wednesday of next week.

Rachel's Wednesday Afternoon Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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