First Alert to thunderstorms with heavy rain and gusty winds today

Published: Mar. 18, 2022 at 8:59 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 22, 2022 at 4:07 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A line of rain along a cold front will continue to push through our area through this evening. Heavy rain and gusty wind will continue to be the main threats with storms.

Heavy rain will be likely in west Tennessee and north Mississippi through afternoon. Rain will slowly taper off this evening.

Rainfall amounts up to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts are expected.

We have already had reports of flooding in poor drainage areas but flooding will remain possible through evening in the flood watch area.

A Flood Watch will be in effect through 7pm tonight.

Flood Watch in place for parts of the Mid-South until 7 PM
Flood Watch in place for parts of the Mid-South until 7 PM(WMC First Alert Weather)

Additionally, some strong to severe storms are possible in north Mississippi.

The severe threat has passed for most in north Mississippi but will remain possible through afternoon in Alcorn County in north Mississippi.

Severe Weather Risk for today, March 22, 2022
Severe Weather Risk for today, March 22, 2022(WMC)

Be sure to download the WMC First Alert weather app for Apple or Android to your smartphone or tablet. It’s FREE and will give you instant access to current weather conditions and forecasts for your specific location.

You’ll also have a live, interactive radar and should any advisories or warnings be issued for your location you will get them instantly on your phone or tablet.

How to download the WMC First Alert Weather app
How to download the WMC First Alert Weather app

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