From the Vipir 7 Storm Center

Weather Update - 5:45 p.m. Monday

Isolated thunderstorms with a few showers were spotted across West Tennessee today, but drier conditions should prevail by Christmas Day. Enjoy the mild weather while it lasts, temperatures will be roughly 25 degrees colder than they are now on Christmas morning.

Tonight, scattered showers will continue over the area as low pressure approaches the region. Temperatures will not drop much and should remain mild with overnight lows only in the upper 40s and low 50s. During the day tomorrow, more showers will be possible with a frontal boundary over the area. However, temperatures won't drop much until Christmas Eve, so afternoon temperatures on Tuesday will still be in the low and mid 50s. Rainfall totals from now through Wednesday will be between a half an inch to an inch.

On Christmas Eve, temperatures will generally be dropping for most of the day as the rain comes to an end. Christmas morning in West Tennessee will likely be chilly with breezy conditions as cold air arrives putting wind chills in the upper 20s and low 30s. The good news is that temperatures will be warmer by the afternoon with plenty of sunshine in the forecast.

Enjoy your evening!

Tom Meiners
Storm Team 7 Chief Meteorologist
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