Heavy Thunderstorms Ending; Cooler Air Arriving

Posted on: 10:21 pm, September 12, 2013, by

A cold front moving slowly south across Tennessee overnight brings a chance of another isolated storm or two before sunrise, but the big story will be just how cool it gets once it is past us!

First things first, we got some impressive rain from heavy storms on Thursday evening! Check out some of the rain totals from around the Tennessee Valley below. Anytime you’ve got a rainfall, temperature, or storm report (or a great photo you’d like to share), you can connect with me via social media on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus…or send a pic straight to us at photo@whnt.com.

1.56″ – Fischer Crossroads
1.08″ – Hartselle (Zach Pearce)
1.06″ – Fort Payne
0.90″ – Toney
0.62″ – Meridianville
0.61″ – Wheeler Dam
0.52″ – Falkville
0.49″ – Dime (Franklin Co., Ala.)
0.45″ – Toney (Jon Case)
0.40″ – Madison (Brandon Risko)
0.37″ – Huntsville International
0.34″ – Rose Park in Florence
0.33″ – Capshaw
0.32″ – St. Florian
0.32″ – Courtland
0.28″ – Scottsboro
0.26″ – Paint Rock
0.21″ – Triana
0.20″ – Madison
0.20″ – Fayetteville, TN
0.17″ – N. Florence (Drew Richards)
0.13″ – Cullman Regional Airport
0.12″ – Muscle Shoals (KMSL)
0.12″ – Albertville
0.06″ – Tennessee River @ Whitesburg

Here’s the radar estimate over the past 24 hours:

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Now, to the colder air…

Saturday morning’s record low in Huntsville is 46 (1953); we don’t believe it’s in serious danger, but there is definitely potential for near-record cold Saturday based on the latest NAM guidance. These are low temperatures through 7 AM Saturday:

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