Sunday evening forecast: Chance of rain for most, ice for some

Sunday evening forecast: Chance of rain for most, ice for some

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A few spots back along the plateau, S.E. Kentucky and northern valley could see some freezing temperatures in the pre-dawn hours, so there will be a slight chance for some freezing rain in those areas. A few spots back along the plateau, S.E. Kentucky and northern valley could see some freezing temperatures in the pre-dawn hours, so there will be a slight chance for some freezing rain in those areas.
The spotty rain showers will become more widespread and locally heavy for some overnight Sunday, which could lead to some isolated flooding. The spotty rain showers will become more widespread and locally heavy for some overnight Sunday, which could lead to some isolated flooding.
The opportunities for widespread icing looks rather low, but even small amounts can cause travel concerns, so keep this in mid if traveling late tonight or early Monday. The opportunities for widespread icing looks rather low, but even small amounts can cause travel concerns, so keep this in mid if traveling late tonight or early Monday.

Tonight: Rain likely and some of it could be locally heavy (near 100% coverage). A wintry mix is possible across portions of the Plateau and S.E. Kentucky. Low: 39°.

Monday: Rain (wintry mix or snow for areas north and west) tapers off early (40% coverage), but clouds and cooler temperatures linger. High: 48°.

Tuesday: Clouds build with more P.M. rain showers (70% coverage). High: 53°.

The spotty rain showers will become more widespread and locally heavy for some overnight Sunday, which could lead to some isolated flooding.

Lows will remain above freezing across the central and southern valley as well as the foothills and Smokies, so there will not be a threat for wintry precipitation in these areas.

A few spots back along the plateau, S.E. Kentucky and northern valley could see some freezing temperatures in the pre-dawn hours, so there will be a slight chance for some freezing rain in those areas.

The opportunities for widespread icing looks rather low, but even small amounts can cause travel concerns, so keep this in mid if traveling late tonight or early Monday. The good news is the bulk of the moisture moves out before midday Monday and all areas will be above freezing by Monday afternoon.

There rest of the week will remain unsettled, with additional rain opportunities Tuesday into early Wednesday, and again late Friday into Saturday.

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