Scientific Forecaster Discussion
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Nashville Tennessee
238 PM CDT sun Mar 9 2014
full sun across the middle state at middle-afternoon with temperatures in the
40s many locations to around 50 plateau and across the south.
Temperatures will rise a little more over the next hour or two as sun time
is tied to CST and not CDT. There are stratocumulus clouds to our
southwest that will work isentropically up this way along the 290
Kelvin surface in the overnight hours and may try and cloud things
up for a bit over the south half between 03z to 09z. By 12z clouds
have exited the middle state to our east and south. No precipitation as
cloud deck will be thin plus lack of Omega. Flat pressure gradient
on Monday along full sun and early March insolation will allow
temperatures to rise into the 60s for highs on Monday with highs in the
70s on Tuesday...upper 60s plateau. By Tuesday night showers and
few thunderstorms will become likely as Central Plains cyclone
Cranks things up with good moisture transport out of the Gulf
region and into Tennessee during the night. Frontal passage early
Wednesday with cooler temperatures as air mass is of Pacific origin.
Thursday looks chilly with temperatures Thursday night down around
freezing. Temperatures warm into the 60s on Friday and Saturday out ahead
of a clipper system that will be diving southeastward from the
southern Canadian provinces. Clipper comes through Saturday night
follow by cooler temperatures on Sunday.
Preliminary point temps/pops...
Nashville 40 68 46 74 / 0 0 0 10
Clarksville 38 68 45 73 / 0 0 0 10
Crossville 38 63 43 68 / 0 0 0 10
Columbia 41 68 46 76 / 0 0 0 10
Lawrenceburg 41 67 45 76 / 0 0 0 20
Waverly 38 68 45 74 / 0 0 0 10