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Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 7:06PM

Nighttime Rainfall

Skies were cloudy today, and it was noticeably cooler than Friday. Showers will be moving in tonight and continuing off-and-on into Sunday. Some thunder will be also be possible during this period. Monday looks like a brief break in the action before more rain returns Monday night into Tuesday. Be prepared for a big cool-down for late next week.

Merlefest continues today with more great music and memories! We expect dry conditions through most of the daytime. By this evening, showers will be moving in with some thunder a possibility. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with more showers and thundershowers around, but not an all-day rain by any means. See our MerleFest Hour-by-Hour Forecast for details.

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Saturday

Hi: 61 Lo: 57

Cloudy; Patchy drizzle; Showers tonight & maybe a thundershower; Light east wind
Sunday

Hi: 73 Lo: 59

Mostly cloudy; Showers likely & perhaps a thundershower; Light SW wind
Monday

Hi: 78 Lo: 56

Partly sunny daytime; Becoming cloudy Monday night with some light rain developing; SW wind 5-10 mph becoming light
Tuesday

Hi: 70 Lo: 50

Cloudy & cooler with light rain likely during the daytime
Wednesday

Hi: 68 Lo: 50

Mostly cloudy with a risk for showers

Further Out

Thursday - Intervals of clouds & sunshine; A stray afternoon shower; Cool; High in the upper 60s; Low in the lower 40s
Friday - Mix of clouds & sun; A passing daytime shower possible; Unseasonably cool!; High in the lower 60s; Low in the lower 40s

Forecast Discussion

A semi-stationary front bisects the region today, and will begin to head northward as a warm front tonight. Skies will become cloudy today with showers likely toward evening. Expect showers tonight with thunder possible.

Low-pressure over the nation’s midsection today will move into the Ohio Valley by late Sunday and then off the Northeast coast of the United States on Monday. It will drag a cold front through the Foothills by early Monday. Showers and thundershowers will be a good bet on Sunday before we get a Monday respite.

A wave of low-pressure will ride up the Southeast coast Monday night into Tuesday, spreading another round of light rain into the Foothills during this time period. Temperatures will be trending cooler as well.

For the second half of the week, a big buckle in the Jet Stream will carve out across the eastern part of the United States. This will keep our weather cool and unsettled Wednesday through Friday, and so we can’t take out the shower threat any of those days. Perhaps more importantly will be the much cooler temperatures for Thursday into Saturday.

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