First Alert Forecast: Heavy rain to impact holiday travel
A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for Monday night into Tuesday morning
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Heavy rain Monday night into Tuesday could make for difficult travel on the roads ahead of Thanksgiving.
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Monday could start off with a few light showers. It will be mostly cloudy, but warmer as temperatures climb to near 70. By the evening hours, rain showers develop along with some gusty wind. The rain will be heavy at times especially overnight Monday. A few showers linger into the first half of Tuesday and plenty of clouds stick around. A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Severe weather is not expected, but there are travel concerns for folks traveling ahead of the holiday. Be prepared for longer travel times on the roads and possibly even some flight delays at the airport. All rain should clear out late Tuesday into Wednesday morning.
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Wednesday will feature a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the low 50s. Lows Wednesday night will be in the 30s. The cold front that brought us the rain will reinforce some colder air into the Mid State by mid-week.
Thanksgiving Day looks nice with highs in the middle 50s and a mix of sun and clouds. A few showers could develop overnight and linger into Friday.
Black Friday could feature some showers early in the day, but plenty of dry time in the afternoon. Highs hold in the middle 50s.
Saturday and Sunday, expect a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the 50s.
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