A complex system will move into the Clarksville area today bringing scattered showers to the region this morning. The cold air with this system is expected to move into the region this afternoon changing the rain to freezing rain. The freezing rain event is expected to last for several hours this afternoon and through the evening with accumulations of a quarter to an inch of ice possible. The precipitation will eventually mix with sleet and then snow by Monday morning as temperatures fall into the teens overnight Sunday. Total snow accumulations of one to two inches are also possible with this storm when all is said and done. Roadways may become dangerous overnight tonight, especially on bridges and overpasses, as the cold air moves in.
Behind this system, temperatures are expected to remain chilly as highs will be in the twenties and thirties through Tuesday, with a chilly low in the single digits Monday night. Temperatures are expected to slowly rebound through the middle of the week under partly to mostly sunny skies as the highs will be in the middle forties by Wednesday.
Here is the Clarksville area forecast:
Sunday: Increasing clouds with scattered showers, mixing with and changing to freezing rain by the evening. Chance of precipitation 50%. Little to no ice accumulation expected. High: 38
Sunday night: Freezing rain and sleet, mixing with snow near midnight, changing to all snow by the morning. Chance of precipitation 90%. Up to a half inch of ice accumulation possible. Up to two inches of snow and sleet accumulation possible. Significant travel impacts possible. Low: 18
Monday: Mostly cloudy with isolated snow showers in the morning. Significant travel impacts possible in the morning. Chance of precipitation 30%. High: 26
Monday night: Mostly clear. Low: 9
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High: Middle 30s Low: Near 20
Wednesday: A mix of sun and clouds. High: Lower 40s Low: Middle 20s