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RedTail

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RedTail Mountain , TN

Forecast Last Updated at Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:49PM

Clouds; Pleasant Temperatures

Winter is on vacation. Stubborn high pressure in the Atlantic maintains a mild, moist southerly flow for us this week. The Blue Ridge will have more clouds and fog at times; expect more sun closer to the TN/NC Border. Tonight is generally dry; however, patchy drizzle cannot be rule out right along the Blue Ridge. Wednesday and Thursday will have a few more showers--scattered to spotty coverage and light.

Thanks for a great run, selling 2018 Blue Ridge Parkway Calendars. You can still buy 2018 of course, but we are already setting our sights on 2019--look for the Photo Contest in February.

Tuesday

Hi: 71 Lo: 51

Mostly cloudy with patchy fog; Unseasonably mild; Cannot rule out some drizzle near the Blue Ridge; South wind 5-15 mph
Wednesday

Hi: 73 Lo: 52

Generally cloudy with patchy fog; A few periods of light rain; Mild temperatures; South wind 5-15 mph
Thursday

Hi: 74 Lo: 50

Mostly cloudy with patchy fog; A stray shower or two; Unseasonably pleasant temperatures; SW wind 5-10 mph, becoming light
Friday

Hi: 73 Lo: 49

Mostly cloudy with AM fog possible; Cannot rule out a stray shower; Continued mild
Saturday

Hi: 72 Lo: 50

Mostly cloudy; Scattered mostly light showers in the afternoon & overnight; Still mild

Further Out

Sunday - Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers til evening; High in the lower 70s; Low in the lower 40s
Monday - More sunshine, Not as warm; High in the mid 60s; Low in the upper 30s

Forecast Discussion

This week is the antithesis of early January. High pressure in the Atlantic extends into the Southeast and (in general) will not give ground until Sunday. That keeps us in an unseasonably warm and moist southerly flow. The eastern upslope region (the Blue Ridge) will be grayer with more clouds and fog. Wherever the sun breaks through, temperatures will be off to the races.

Tonight is unseasonably mild. The fly in tonight's ointment will be stubborn clouds with fog and maybe some drizzle right along the Blue Ridge.

Wednesday and Thursday, a front to our north and west edges closer. It's close enough to spark a few showers. Fog remains an issue near the Blue Ridge. Mild temperatures remain.

Friday, drier air filters in briefly as a backdoor front (from the north) is nearby. I cannot completely rule out a stray, light shower; however, pleasant will the the dominant theme.

A front from the west finally reaches us Sunday. The weekend continues the warm theme; however, scattered showers develop Saturday afternoon and will be around until Sunday evening. Monday looks dry and less warm as the front exits to our southeast.

Winter is not over. All signs point to colder, more "interesting" weather returning early in March.

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