Clouds increase ahead of the next round of rain & storms

Clouds stream in from the west tonight and through the day tomorrow followed by a low pressure system Thursday that brings heavy rain and thunderstorms to the Mid-South.

TONIGHT: Increasing Clouds WIND: S 10-15 LOW: 61

WEDNESDAY: Mostly Cloudy WIND: S 10-15 HIGH: 78

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Rain Late WIND: S 10-15 LOW: 63

THIS WEEK: Clouds steadily increase overnight and through the day tomorrow along with a very slight chance of a stray shower with heavier rainfall developing after midnight tomorrow night. Thursday will be cloudy with rain and thunderstorms. A few storms could be strong to severe with gusting winds and hail. Rainfall amounts will average one to two inches over most areas before ending late Thursday night. High temperatures will reach the upper 60s to near 70 with overnight lows falling to near 50. Friday will be cloudy and cool with a slight chance of light rain or drizzle during the day along with highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.

THE WEEKEND: Saturday will be partly cloudy with afternoon highs in the upper 60s and overnight lows in the lower 50s. Sunday will be mostly sunny and mild with high temperatures in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

NEXT WEEK: Monday will be partly cloudy with afternoon highs in the upper 70s and lows near 60. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of a shower and high temperatures in the lower 70s.

Ron Childers

Chief Meteorologist

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