A strong system will pass a cold front through the Clarksville area today bringing scattered showers and a few thunderstorms. The storms are not expected to become severe, but we cannot rule out gusty winds and heavy rain with any storms that develop. The wind will also begin to pick up over the area causing the National Weather Service to issue a Wind Advisory for the area until midnight tonight. Temperatures today will be above average, in the upper fifties.
There will be a brief break in the weather Monday as mostly sunny skies with average temperatures expected. The next system will move to the south of the area Tuesday night into Wednesday and this system may bring the next round of wintry weather. Currently, temperatures overnight Tuesday are expected to hover near freezing and cooler air will be present throughout the atmosphere causing a mix of rain and snow showers to fall. At this time, no snow accumulations are expected. Temperatures behind this system for Wednesday will be in the upper forties with the below average temperatures lasting into the rest of the upcoming workweek.
Here is the Clarksville area forecast:
Sunday: Increasing clouds with scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Breezy. Chance of precipitation 80%. High: 58
Sunday night: Scattered showers early, clearing after midnight. Chance of precipitation 60%. Low: 41
Monday: Mostly sunny. High: 53
Monday night: Mostly clear. Low: 31
Tuesday: Increasing clouds during the day, rain and snow showers overnight. Chance of precipitation 50%. High: Lower 50s Low: Lower 30s
Wednesday: Isolated rain and snow showers early, otherwise mostly cloudy skies. Chance of precipitation 30%. High: Upper 40s Low: Lower 30s