• Tropical Storm Barry bringing cooler temps, multiple inches of rain across Mid-South

    By: Brittani Dubose , Elisabeth D'Amore , Patrick Pete , Joey Sulipeck

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - BARRY MAKES LANDFALL SATURDAY AS CATEGORY 1 HURRICANE, WEAKENS SHORTLY AFTER

    • A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the entire Mid-South through 7 pm Tuesday.
    • Barry has weakened to a Tropical Depression but will continue to funnel scattered showers into the area tonight.
    • The risk of severe storms continues to decrease tonight.
    • Low wind shear also means the risk for tornadoes is very minimal.
    • Breezy winds are expected tonight, with wind gusts up to 30 mph possible through tomorrow evening.
    • Rainfall totals (through Wednesday) will be 2-5 inches, with the higher totals likely along and west of the Mississippi River.
    • High pressure builds into the area Thursday, bringing clearer skies and returning temperatures to the 90s.
       

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