More heavy rain returns to the Mid-South

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect Thursday afternoon for much of the WMC Action News 5 coverage area and remain in place through Saturday evening as another round of heavy rain and thunderstorms takes aim on the area.

TONIGHT: Partly Cloudy WIND: NE 5 LOW: 37

THURSDAY: Scattered Showers WIND: NE 5-10 HIGH: 52

THURSDAY NIGHT: Rain WIND: NE 5-15 LOW: 47

THIS WEEK: We’ll enjoy a brief break from the rain tonight and for the start of the day tomorrow but showers return during the afternoon and evening. Periods of heavy rain will be possible Thursday night. Expect more rain and possibly a few thunderstorms to continue Friday through the day and overnight. High temperatures will reach the upper 50s with lows holding steady in the mid to upper 50s.

THE WEEKEND: Saturday will be cloudy with periods of rain and possibly a few strong thunderstorms along with highs near 70 and overnight lows falling into the lower 40s. Sunday will become partly cloudy with afternoon highs in the upper 50s and lows near in the upper 30s.

NEXT WEEK: Monday will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s and lows in the mid 40s. Tuesday will be partly cloudy with high temperatures in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 30s. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain along with highs in the lower 50s.

Ron Childers

Chief Meteorologist

WMC Action News 5

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