Starting the new year on a much calmer note with clouds and cooler temperatures. The high for the day in Nashville was 57, that is a little misleading since it occurred just after 12mid, This afternoon, the temperatures hovered near 50°.

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No rain today, there was plenty yesterday, near 2" in many spots. That caused some localized flooding and rising creeks and rivers. 

Flood Advisories remain for the following rivers (blue on the map)...

Cumberland River At Nashville affecting Davidson County

Richland Creek Above Pulaski affecting Giles County

Piney River Near Vernon affecting Hickman County

Stones River Near Donelson affecting Davidson County

Cumberland River At Hunters Point affecting Wilson County

Cumberland River Near Edenwold affecting Davidson County

Cumberland River At Omohundro Water Plant affecting Davidson County

Cumberland River At Nashville affecting Davidson County

The Cumberland River At Clarksville

The Cumberland River Near Bordeaux

Cumberland River At Pennington Bend affecting Davidson County

Red River At Port Royal affecting Montgomery and Robertson Counties

Cumberland River Near Hermitage affecting Davidson County

Duck River At Centerville affecting Hickman County

Buffalo River Near Lobelville affecting Perry County

Flood Warning are in effect for the following (green on the map)...

Buffalo River Near Lobelville affecting Perry County

Duck River At Centerville affecting Hickman County

Tennessee River At Clifton affecting Decatur...Hardin...Perry and Wayne Counties

Tennessee River at Perryville

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We ended the year with so much rain, it was record worthy. Crossville had the wettest year on record. For Nashville, it was the 15th wettest. There were 148 days with measurable rainfall in Nashville, the most in 30 years. (Thanks to Fred for this stat)

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Back to the current weather for this first night in 2019, chilly tonight in the upper 30s under a mostly cloudy sky.

Rain returns Wednesday evening and sticks around through week’s end. Highs in the middle to upper 40s and lows in the 30s. Here's the latest Futurecast depiction.

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Looks like we’ll stay warm enough to prevent any winter weather across Middle Tennessee.

The weekend looks fantastic!. Look for lots of sunshine with temperatures in the 50s to near 60.

Mild weather remains in the forecast next week with just a few showers Monday and Tuesday.

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I'll have an update on News4 at 10pm.

Lisa Spencer

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Meteorologist

Lisa Spencer is the Chief Meteorologist for News4.

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