Strong to severe storms possible for Easter Sunday

Watch: FOX13 Friday night weather forecast

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — According to the National Weather Service, “A Moderate Risk (4/5) is in effect for portions of north Mississippi this Sunday. All modes of severe weather are possible including Strong Tornadoes. Stay Tuned!”

The timing will be in the afternoon and early evening hours.

The greatest threat will be south of Interstate-40.

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The primary threats are “a few strong tornadoes are possible, large hail and damaging winds,” the NWS said.

FOX13 Chief Meteorologist Joey Sulipeck Forecast for Friday:

  • A Clear and cold Friday evening
  • Early Saturday temps near 40 (windchill in the 30’s)
  • A beautiful Saturday with warming temps
  • High Saturday near 70
  • A cold front moving through on Sunday will bring severe weather
  • SUNDAY RISK ZONE: 2/5, 3/5 and 4/5 WEATHER THREAT COVERS THE FOX13 VIEWING AREA
  • This means the threat for tornadoes will be strong across the viewing area
  • Your FOX13 Severe Weather Team has been studying this system all week and will have constant updates in every newscast and team coverage all day Easter Sunday
  • Stay weather aware – download the free FOX13 Weather App now
Severe weather is expected to arrive Sunday.
Severe weather is expected to arrive Sunday. (Yassir Kishk)
  • The timing is not yet clear, but severe weather could arrive during the daytime to early evening Sunday.
  • Sunday will be breezy with temperatures in the low 70s.
  • A strong cold front will end the chance for severe weather as we head into next week.
  • Temperatures will be cold, in the 50s, with dry conditions.
Tornadoes are likely Sunday.
Tornadoes are likely Sunday. (WHBQ)

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