First Alert to widely scattered showers and a few thunderstorms Sunday
August 21, 2022
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A weak cold front will push into the Mid-South today with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms.
A few strong to severe storms are possible today mainly along and south of I-40 this afternoon and evening.
Damaging winds and winds and small hail are the main threats.
Because rainfall will be scattered across the Mid-South there will be some communities that do not get any rain, but everyone will enjoy a slight break from the heat. with highs in the 80s.
Rainfall will average a tenth to a half inch for most areas, with locally higher amounts.
Some areas my experience a localized flash flooding threat this afternoon and evening due to repeated rounds of heavy rainfall, primarily throughout north Mississippi.
The cold front will stall near north Mississippi, bringing additional chances for isolated showers and thunderstorms through the week.
As a result, additional localized flash flooding is possible mainly along and south of a Helena-West Helena to Tupelo line.
The First Alert Storm Tracking Team will continue to monitor this event, so stay tuned for updates!
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