Seven of this month’s first eight days the temp has been at least 62. Two of those days got into the 70s. The average daily temperature is running more than 10 degrees above average. The average high for the month is 49.8 degrees.
UPDATE, Sunday: Today’s forecast high is 71, which will make eight of December’s nine first days with a high of at least 62. Tomorrow, though, temps are expected to return to norms for this time of year.
The Storm Prediction Center has most of Middle and East Tennessee under a moderate risk for severe weather today, with probabilities of 15% for tornadoes, 45% for damaging winds and 45% for large hail. — More.
Although yesterday was nothing to sneeze at for some areas, particularly the Cumberland County area, it has been said all week that tomorrow’s severe weather threat might be the greater of the two. — More.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. — More.
It appears that the spring severe weather season is going to get cranked up in a hurry. Unfortunately, it looks like it could be another active one, on the heels of last year’s majorly bad severe weather season. Already, severe weather has made quite an impact this calendar year; January’s tornado total in the U.S. was the third highest for a month of January, ever. — More.