Memphis Weather: Scattered storms with mild temps

by: Brittani Dubose, Lindsey Monroe, Joey Sulipeck, Patrick Pete Updated:

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6 PM Weather Update from Lindsey Monroe

Good Friday evening to you!

Stray showers and storms are starting to redevelop through the Mid-South right now. There is a low threat of these storms becoming severe – but brief heavy pockets of rain could lead to ponding on roads and hydroplaning. Plan ahead if you have travel plans over the next few hours.

Temperatures are currently in the lower 70s underneath a mixture of sun and clouds elsewhere.

Sunset tonight is at 7:38.

Northeast winds at 10-15 mph.

Temperatures drop into the upper 60s in the evening.

OVERNIGHT:

A cold front that is currently prompting severe storms in eastern Oklahoma is marching toward to Mid-South. It is set to impact the area from west to east between 10pm-4am. There is still a low threat of severe storms – but an isolated severe wind gust is possible. Plan ahead by securing yard objects.

Rain chance is at 80% overnight.

East winds at 10-15 mph and higher gusts within thunderstorms.

Low: 63°

WEEKEND FORECAST:

Showers and thunderstorms remain likely early Saturday – 80%. The newest data widespread rain will be contained before midday – staying cloudy with a stray showers possible through the afternoon as rain chances drop to 40% for the remainder of the day.

You’ll notice the much cooler air taking over on Saturday. Highs only near 68°. Rain exits completely overnight Saturday into Sunday morning.

Lingering clouds are possible to start the day on Sunday then skies clear. Still cool to wrap-up the weekend with highs Sunday struggling to reach the mid 60s.

Looking ahead to next week, fantastic weather is shaping up. Staying mainly dry and warming back up. Mid 70s on Monday before the lower 80s build back in.

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