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Mark's Weather Blog: Flood Watch for Saturday - Warming up next week!

Friday, February 16, 2018 -

Good Evening.  It certainly was a mild day across the Tri-Cities.

Look at these record high temperatures today.

Satellite imagery from College of DuPage continues to show the clouds across the Tennessee Valley.

The rain will end tonight, but the clouds will linger.  Take a look at the Storm Team 11 Forecast Maps.

Midnight Tonight:  Skies will be cloudy.

8 AM Saturday - Rain is back in the region as the front backs up across the Tennessee Valley.

Noon Saturday - We could see some locally heavy rains across the area.

3 PM Saturday - Rain continues across the region.  We could see a wintry mix across parts of Kentucky and West Virginia.

6 PM Saturday - Rain showers will continue into Saturday evening. Notice the blue to our northeast.  That is for possible snow.

A Flood Watch will be in effect for southwest Virginia and eastern Kentucky for Saturday.  Rainfall totals will range from one inch to as much as one and a half inches.

Winter Weather could be possible to the east and northeast of the Tri-Cities tomorrow.  Winter Weather Advisories have been issued there.

We will dry out on Sunday!

11 AM Sunday - High pressure builds back into the area.

4 PM Sunday - We should see sunshine with a hig near 60 degrees!

Enjoy Sunday afternoon.  Rain is back early Monday.

The good news, we will see a beautiful day on Tuesday with a high in the middle 70's!

Mark Reynolds
Chief Meteorologist
News Channel 11-ABC Tri-Cities
338 E. Main Street
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-434-4540 Office
423-430-3330 Cell

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