A WARM AND SOMEWHAT MUGGY NIGHT EXPECTED

WE ARE TRACKING A COLD FRONT THAT WILL INCREASE RAIN CHANCES LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

LESS HUMID AND PLEASANT WEATHER RETURNS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows 63-68. Light wind.

Wednesday: Partly sunny. A 40% chance of showers/thundershowers. Highs 83-88. West wind 5-10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms(60%). Lows 63-68. Light wind.

Thursday:  A 60% chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Highs 77-83. Northwest wind 5-10 mph.

Weather Summary:

We are tracking warm and humid conditions in the StormTrack 5 Weather Center. Expect partly cloudy conditions overnight with some patchy dense fog.  Lows will be mainly in the 60s.

Wednesday promises to be warm and humid with highs mainly in the 80s.  There is a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms by afternoon.

StormTrack 5 meteorologists are tracking a cold front currently stretching from the Great Lakes to the central Plains.  This front will approach the Tri-Cities Wednesday night, and push south of the Tri-Cities on Thursday.  Showers and thunderstorms will increase across the southern Appalachians Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

The threat of severe thunderstorms appears to be fairly low.  However, be alert to the dangers of heavy rain, lightning, and gusty winds with the stronger  storms

High pressure will settle into the Tri-Cities on Friday and Saturday. Partly cloudy and pleasant weather is forecast.  Highs will be in the 80s to around 90.  Lows will be in the upper 50s and 60s.

Another cold front will race toward the Tri-Cities by later Sunday into Monday.  Showers and thunderstorms will return to the forecast for the second half of the weekend through Monday.

Cooler and less humid conditions will return to the Tri-Cities on Tuesday.  With a mostly sunny sky, highs Tuesday may not reach 80 degrees!  Lows temperatures are expected to drop into the 50s.
 
Our normal high is 86°, low 64°.

Meteorologist Dave Dierks