MCS cancels school activities due to weather threat - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MCS cancels school activities due to weather threat

(WMC-TV) - All after school activities for Memphis City Schools' students are canceled due to the threat of inclement weather.

A tornado watch is in effect for eastern Arkansas & the Missouri bootheel until 5 p.m. Areas east of the Mississippi River, including Shelby County, will likely become part of a new tornado watch this afternoon. Stay tuned to WMC-TV 5 and for the latest weather updates.

A line of thunderstorms could develop well ahead of the potent main line along the cold front. Expect a high temperature in the lower 80s with southerly winds at 25 mph and gusting.

Thunderstorms are expected to continue after sunset, especially east of the Mississippi River.

Click here to track the storm with Action News 5's interactive radar.

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