First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible today
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A round of non-severe storms are beginning to push into Eastern Arkansas this morning. These will continue to advance eastward over the next several hours and there will be scattered showers and storms through the afternoon. With temperatures in the upper 60s and lower 70s today, warm air could help thunderstorms become severe. The greatest threat for severe storms will be in north Mississippi, especially in the evening. Storms will be possible through midnight, but will clear out after that. The primary threat will be damaging winds, but there is also potential for large hail and tornadoes.
TODAY: Mostly cloudy. 90%. Highs near 70 degrees. Winds: South at 10 to 15, gusting up to 30 mph.
TONIGHT: Storms then clouds gradually clear overnight. 90%. Lows around 40 degrees. Winds: South then becoming northwest at 10 to 15 mph.
REST OF THE WEEK: Sunshine will return by Wednesday morning, but it will feel much cooler. High temperatures will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s on Wednesday and Thursday. Lows will be in the 20s on Wednesday night. Highs will climb back to the upper 50s to low er 60s Friday through Sunday.
WEEKEND: A weather system will deliver scattered showers over the weekend and rain will be possible both days. High temperatures will be in the upper 50s to lower 60s.
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