Dry Thursday and Friday. Could we see Hurricane Nate develop this weekend?


Wednesday, October 4, 2017 –

Good Evening.  The dry weather continued again this afternoon as a ridge of high pressure dominates the region.  Take a look at this satellite imagery from College of DuPage.

The clear skies certainly brought some cool air to the region this morning.  Take a look at some of the low temperatures.

High pressure will keep us dry and warm through Friday.  Take a look at the Storm Team 11 Forecast Maps.

8 PM Tonight – Skies will be clear and temperatures mild.

11 PM Tonight – Clear skies will prevail.

8 AM Thursday – We start the day with sunny skies and mild temperatures.

Noon Thursday – Sunny skies and warm temperatures are forecast for the region.

4 PM Thursday – We stay sunny and warm.

8 PM Thursday – High pressure keeps up dry.

We are keeping a watchful eye on the tropics.  Take a look at Tropical Depression 16.  Image:  NOAA.

This system is forecast to become a Hurricane over the weekend.  If that does in fact happen, it will be Hurricane Nate.

Here is a look at the latest forecast models.

Look where this storm is headed.

This storm could bring us some much needed rainfall into the weekend and early next week.

6 PM Friday – We are sunny and dry.

7 AM Saturday – Tropical Moisture will surge north.

4 PM Saturday – Finally!  Rain moves into the southeast.

7 AM Sunday – Tropical moisture along with a front will increase our rain chances.

Take a look at the Storm Team 7-Day Forecast.  Rain is on the way!

Stay tuned.

Have a great night everyone!

Mark Reynolds

Chief Meteorologist

News Channel 11

Office:  423-434-4540

Email:  mreynolds@wjhl.com




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