WE ARE TRACKING RAIN TO THE SOUTH AND EAST OF THE TRI-CITIES
SCATTERED SHOWERS SATURDAY, MAINLY IN THE MOUNTAINS
MIX OF CLOUDS AND SUN SATURDAY
SUNNY AND WARM EASTER
Overnight: Mostly cloudy, showers likely in the mountains, a chance of showers in the valleys. Lows 41-47. Northeast wind 10 mph or less.
Saturday: A mix of clouds and sunshine. A chance of showers, mainly in the mountains. Highs 62-68. Northeast wind 5-15 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear and cool. Lows 41-47. East wind 10 mph or less.
Sunday: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Highs 70-76. Southeast wind 10 mph or less.
We are tracking a southern storm system in the StormTrack 5 Weather Center. This developing low pressure area will move east along the Gulf coast and along the Carolina coast. Showers with spread north through the southern Appalachians overnight. The main area of rain should stay south and east of the Tri-Cities.
Rain chances will be greatest in the Tennessee and North Carolina mountains through Saturday. Some scattered showers are possible in the valleys from time to time through Saturday morning, mainly south of I-81. We will see a mix of clouds and sunshine across the region Saturday (more sun northwest of the TRI, less sun southeast).
StormTrack 5 meteorologists are tracking a sun-sational Easter. With plenty of sunshine the temperatures will warm to slightly above normal levels. Humidity levels will be low. You may need a jacket to be comfortable outside Easter morning for sunrise services (sunrise is around 6:50 am).
Monday should start out nice but clouds will be increasing with a late day chance of rain. Better chances of scattered showers and thunderstorms will arrive Monday night or Tuesday.
Nice weather will return Wednesday and Thursday with mostly sunny skies and continued pleasant temperatures.
Highs in the mid to upper 60s Saturday and the lower to middle 70s Sunday through Wednesday. Upper 70s Thursday. Lows in the 40s through Sunday night, near 50 Monday night, and 40s again Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
You can get the latest forecast, radar, and weather information on News 5, WCYB.com, and on the StormTrack 5 weather app.
Our normal high is 69°, low 43°.
Meteorologist David Boyd