Valleywx.com: Rain returns soon– and some could be heavy

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TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT)– A freeze warning continues until 9 a.m. for the entire Tennessee Valley. Following this morning’s sub-freezing temperatures, we do not see the potential for another freeze within the next seven to ten days.

Temperatures rebound nicely Sunday afternoon with temperatures warming into the upper 50s and lower 60s. With the warmer weather also comes better chances for rain.

At least two cold fronts will impact the Valley over the next seven days– the first arrives after midnight tonight.

Expect a decent band of rain with a few embedded storms after midnight through early Monday morning. The rain should clear out late in the morning, giving way to a nice afternoon. This first cold front won’t have a noticeable impact on temperatures. Highs will top out in the upper 60s Monday afternoon, and 70-degree readings return to the board by Tuesday afternoon.

The warmest days will be Wednesday through Friday. Each day, afternoon temperatures will reach the upper 70s to near 80 degrees. Unsettled characterizes the mid-week weather pattern. While no single day looks like a washout, we don’t expect a full 24-hour period of dry weather within the next seven days.

The second cold front arrives Friday, bringing with it a cool down just in time for next weekend.

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