Mostly nice Sunday

Rain returns tonight
Posted at 9:27 AM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-22 11:45:43-04

We start with a cold and mostly quiet morning for Sunday. There are some clouds overhead, but also some clearing which is why temperatures had a chance to drop to below freezing. Wind is still a little breezy this morning making the 30s feel more like the low 20s.

Active weather will arrive tonight, but before we get there Sunday will try to be better than yesterday. Temperatures cooled significantly behind a strong cold front that departed Friday morning. We cooled over 30 degrees because of it and didn’t even make it to 45 degrees for the afternoon high. Today, will see the first of the slow climb back to above average and more spring like temperatures. We will warm into the mid-50s this afternoon, despite the clouds returning late morning. This is due to a wind shift out of the south later in the day. Rain will mostly wait until late day for its return, but a few pre-storm showers aren’t out of the equation. Still, the bulk of the rain will arrive, mostly scattered, tonight into the overnight hours and wrapping up Monday morning for most, later for the Southeast counties. A few rumbles of thunder may be present, but these are more rain showers than thunderstorms. Rainfall amounts through Monday morning will top out between a quarter inch and a half with higher amounts being near the Cumberland Gap. Better chances for rain come Tuesday.