From the Vipir 7 Storm Center
*** A Flood Warning remains in effect for the South Forked Deer river near Halls, Tennessee until Wednesday March 12th. The river rose above flood stage on Friday, March 7th and will continue rising to near 10.8 feet by Tuesday, March 11th. The river will fall below flood stage on Wednesday, March 12th.
It feels like Spring weather has finally arrived! Along with with warmer temperatures, Daylight Saving Time has brought more sunshine to the evening hours and it seems like we're on our way to seeing warmer weather more often. Unfortunately, an oncoming cold front is threatening to crush our dreams of warm and sunny weather in the immediate forecast.
Tonight, conditions will still be relatively mild as overnight temperatures drop to lows in the forties. Skies will be mostly clear and light winds will blow from the southwest allowing some areas to drop to the low forties by sunrise tomorrow. Still, your Tuesday will be even warmer than today was! Temperatures will rise to the mid and upper seventies under mostly clear skies for most of the day.
The unfortunate truth in this forecast is that after all the spring-like weather we'll continue see tomorrow, a cold front will be arriving Tuesday night with an associated area of low pressure. This means that we can expect rain showers and thunderstorms late tomorrow afternoon and evening. Not only will these features in our forecast result in wet weather and cooler temperatures, but will also bring some gusty winds for Wednesday. This could cause a few trees and tree limbs to fall down that became weak after the recent ice storm in West Tennessee.
Be ready for temperatures to drop to the twenties again on Thursday morning, before we warm up again towards the end of the week.
Storm Team 7 Chief Meteorologist
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