TENNESSEE VALLEY WEATHER BLOG

Mild temps continue. Rain and storms arrive end of week. Unsettled weekend ahead.

By Kelli Rosson | February 7, 2024

I can’t say I’ve been upset over the 60s we’ve been experiencing this first full week of February. It’s a nice little taste of spring! Nice weather continues for the rest of today, but all good things must come to an end. More on that below, but for the rest of today, we’ll take the […]

Sunshine and mild temps next few days. Rainy and unsettled to end out the week and head into the weekend.

By Fred Gossage | February 6, 2024

We’ll start early on this Tuesday morning by looking at the big picture across the country. Despite being mostly quiet across our area and the center of the nation, it’s kind of a convoluted weather pattern across the country as a whole. The upper low that brought the rainy weather to our area on Sunday […]

Social Media & Long Range Model Data

By Ben Luna | February 5, 2024

Lots of talk going around on social media regarding long range forecasts. Unfortunately many of these posts are playing off of fear and hype given the recent winter storm and its lengthy effects on several water systems. So, over the last several days, our team has been inundated with messages, texts, and face-to-face questions about […]

A look back at January rainfall and a peek forward at February climatology in the TN Valley

By Fred Gossage | February 1, 2024

It’s the start of another month, and that means we look at what local climatology for our part of the Tennessee Valley suggests the weather “should” average near, but it’s also the time where we look back at recent stats from the previous month. Our local area’s official NWS climate reporting station is at the […]

Quiet and calm next few days. Rain moves in this weekend.

By Kelli Rosson | January 31, 2024

It seems like it has been a while since we’ve been able to describe our weather pattern as “calm” but all nice things eventually come to an end. We do have a few more rain-free days until rain moves in to the Tennessee Valley, and temps will be nice so spend some time outside the […]

Freezing Rain – How Does It Happen?

By Bryan Wilson | January 28, 2024

If you’ve lived in the South for any amount of time, just the mere mention of freezing rain probably sends a shiver up your spine. Our winters are a mixed bag; sometimes we get a bit of snow here and there, sometimes it’s just several months of clouds and rain, but we’re in a special […]

Heavy rain and localized flooding today. More rain chances remainder of the week.

By Fred Gossage | January 24, 2024

Rain is knocking on the door to the Tennessee Valley on this Wednesday morning! You can see a complex of moderate to heavy rain over southwest Tennessee back into north central Mississippi with strong thunderstorms trailing it southward through southwest Mississippi into Louisiana. This will be our big ticket weather item for today. A FLOOD […]

Warmer and wet this week. Heavy rain, thunderstorms likely.

By Kelli Rosson | January 22, 2024

Well, well, well, we’re finally able to see the light at the end of the tunnel from last week’s wintry mess! Main roads are clear, although side roads still have ice on them, despite above-freezing temps. Give it some time and a little more patience, and roads will be clear soon. Not only do we […]