Monday is a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY due to threat of severe storms
January 2, 2023
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A cold front will bring strong to severe storms to the Mid-South Monday.
An ENHANCED RISK (Level 3/5) encompasses Memphis and areas west.
TIMING: Rain and storms through this evening then another round
will arrive after Midnight, a second round of storms will push into the Mid-South.
- First Round: through - 9 PM Monday
- Second Round: 1 AM - 10 AM Tuesday
HAZARDS: All modes of severe weather are possible, with damaging wind and heavy rainfall that leads to flooding are the primary hazards.
Rainfall totals of 2-3″ are possible which could cause flooding in portions of the region.
As such, a FLOOD WATCH is in effect from 3 PM Monday to 6 AM Tuesday.
Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
STAY ALERT: Prior to severe weather impacting the area, be sure to have your cell phones charged and multiple ways to receive severe weather warning information.
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.
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