Weather in Nashville: Going to CMA Fest? Bring a rain jacket

Weather in Nashville: Going to CMA Fest? Bring a rain jacket

June 3, 2019 Off By survi

Nashville weather forecast for June 2 and beyond Nashville Tennessean

NASHVILLE — Those planning to attend CMA Fest 2019 should plan for rain, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Nashville are predicting.

The four-day festival, which features more than 300 country acts ranging from up-and-comers to legendary singers and superstars, is slated Thursday through Sunday and attracts tens of thousands of people to Music City.

Umbrellas and aerosol cans of sunscreen are not allowed at the festival, but lotion sunscreen, rain coats and ponchos are.

Sunday

A high of 89 degrees is anticipated Sunday, said John Cohen, a meteorologist with the NWS in Nashville.

Forecasters said there is a 40 percent chance of showers and storms during the afternoon hours.

"We’re looking for potential developments starting around midday, mostly east and south of Nashville," Cohen said. "A few of the storms could be strong will some small hail and elevated wind gusts."

The Sunday evening temperature is expected to drop to near 60 degrees.

"We’re going to have a couple of nice days, then starting on Wednesday the showers and storms return, and as we get towards the weekend the probability for rain becomes likely."

June 2, 2019 forecast for Middle Tennessee (Photo: NWS in Nashville)
Nashville weather radar

Monday

A high of 81 is expected Monday, with low humidity.

Monday night expect a low of 59.

Tuesday

Expect warmer temperatures with a high of 86.

The low Tuesday night will be 68.

Wednesday

Forecasters are calling for partly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of rain in the afternoon hours.

A high of 89 and a low of 70 are expected.

Thursday

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected off and on through the day.

A high of 82 and a low in the high 60s are anticipated.

Friday

Showers and thunderstorms are likely. A 60 percent of chance of rain is expected throughout the day.

The high will be 84.

The low Friday night will be 69.

Saturday

A 60 percent chance of rain is expected.

A high of 84 and low of 39.

Sunday

A 40 percent chance of thunderstorms with a high of 84.

The low over night is expected to be 68.

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