Rainy and windy night ahead

A WIND ADVISORY is in effect for much of the Mid-South until 6 AM Wednesday as wind gusts are expected to reach 30-40 mph ahead of an approaching cold front

TONIGHT: Rain WIND: SE 20-25 LOW: 52

WEDNESDAY: Morning Rain WIND: NW 10-15 HIGH: 38

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clearing WIND: NW 5-10 LOW: 26

THIS WEEK: A cold front brings rain overnight and into the early morning hours tomorrow along with strong, gusting winds. Rain should exit the area by early afternoon as temperatures fall through the day. Rainfall amounts will average close to an inch for most areas. Clouds clear and temperatures continue to fall Wednesday night. Thursday will be partly cloudy with afternoon highs in the mid 40s and overnight lows near 20 as another cold front moves north to south through the area. Friday will be partly cloudy with afternoon highs only in the lower 30s and overnight lows in the upper 20s.

THE WEEKEND: Saturday will be partly cloudy with high temperatures in the lower 40s and overnight lows in the upper 20s. Sunday will be partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and lows in the lower 30s.

NEXT WEEK: Monday will be partly cloudy and warmer with afternoon highs near 50 and lows in the mid to upper 20s. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain or snow along with highs in the mid 30s.

Ron Childers

Chief Meteorologist

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