Rain may turn to sleet, school budget preview, update on MS torn - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Rain may turn to sleet, school budget preview, update on MS tornado, win Elton John tickets

Good morning and welcome to Tuesday! It is a comfortable morning but rain is expected today and into tonight with possible sleet in some areas. Ron Childers is on top of the weather forecast and the changing conditions. He'll spell it out for you this morning when we should expect to see these changes. Join us for that on WMC-TV5.

We have an update on the aftermath of the devastating tornado that tore through Southern Mississippi's campus Sunday. Turns out it was an EF 4 tornado with winds of 170 miles an hour. Ben Watson has a live report this morning.

Tonight the Unified Shelby County School Board begins the daunting task of negotiating next year's budget. One that could have a shortfall of up to 150 million dollars. Amy Speropoulos will preview that meeting in a live report.

Have you thought we need more Mountain Dew for breakfast? Guess what it's coming in a new drink with a new name. We'll explain this AM.

We have a preview of the state of the union address tonight, a Mid-South university campus is closed to due sickness and the guns in parking lots bill has passed the Tennessee state senate. Details all this and much more on WMC-TV5.

We have another chance for you to win tickets to see Elton John from a luxury suite at FedEx Forum. Wait for the cue and text and win.

Join Janeen, Lindsey, Ben, Amy, Ron, Kym and me right now on WMC-TV5. Happy Mardi Gras!

Andrew Douglas


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