A cold, arctic air mass has plunged over the Clarksville area making low temperatures this morning fall into the lower teens. Temperatures today will remain below freezing, in the upper twenties, under partly cloudy skies. The temperatures will warm back up into the forties for the middle of the week as another system moves into the region. This system will bring sleet and rain showers overnight Wednesday into Thursday as the warm air moves in. No significant wintry precipitation is expected. The main cold front will move through the area Thursday night into Friday with scattered rain showers, ending as a small period of snow overnight Friday. Once again, little to no snow accumulation is expected. By the upcoming weekend, temperatures will be near normal, in the lower forties, under mostly sunny skies.
Here is the Clarksville area forecast:
Tuesday: A mix of sun and clouds. Cold. High: 28
Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy. Low: 18
Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High: 41
Wednesday night: Isolated snow and sleet showers in the evening, otherwise partly cloudy skies. Chance of precipitation 20%. Low: 23
Thursday: Isolated rain and sleet showers early, scattered showers overnight. Chance of precipitation 50%. High: Upper 30s Low: Upper 30s
Friday: Scattered showers, ending as a period of snow overnight. Chance of precipitation 60%. Little to no snow accumulation expected. High: Upper 40s Low: Lower 20s