Rain arrives tonight

It will be mostly cloudy with a passing shower before sunset as a cold front pushes towards the area, mainly in eastern Arkansas. Rain will be likely tonight into early morning. Showers will end from north to south between 6 and 9 AM.

OVERNIGHT: Cloudy. 80% of rain. Winds: NW 5 mph. Low: 55.

WEEKEND: A few showers will be possible early Saturday morning around sunrise in north Mississippi, but the rest of the day will be dry with sunshine. Highs will be in the upper 60s to near 70 on Saturday. Cold air will move in on Saturday night and temperatures will dip into the lower 40s. It will be chilly on Sunday with highs only in the mid to upper 50s. Temperatures will dip to the upper 30s and lower 40s on Sunday night, so frost will be possible in west Tennessee on Monday morning.

NEXT WEEK: Temperatures will gradually warm next week with highs in the lower 60s Monday, rising to the upper 60s by Wednesday. Monday and Tuesday will be dry with sunshine, but a few pop-up showers will be possible Wednesday and rain chances will increase Thursday.

Spencer Denton

WMC Action News 5 Meteorologist

First Alert Storm Tracking Team

Twitter: @spencerstorm5