First Alert to a cold front bringing thunderstorms tonight, overnight
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A cold front will bring some much needed rain to the Mid-South as we head into the weekend.
WHEN: Showers and thunderstorms will move into the area late tonight and continue into Saturday morning, mainly between Midnight and 8 AM.
THREATS: There are chances of thunder with this system, however, the largest threat is damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall. Hail and potential tornadoes are not likely to be a threat at this time due to limited instability.
The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Marginal (green) and Slight (yellow) threat across portions of the Mid-South.
Showers are expected to produce moderate to heavy rainfall.
Rainfall amounts will be between 1 and 2 inches, with locally higher amounts.
Additionally, a WIND ADVISORY has been issued from 9 PM Friday until 7 AM Saturday.
Expected south winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
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